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Health department cautions public to avoid contact with wildlife due to possibility for rabies

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) is urging residents to be aware of the potentially rabid wildlife, and encourages individuals to avoid and be aware of bats and other vector species. Each year, a small number of confirmed rabid bats are found in the county, and as the weather warms, bats become more […]