After Scriba resident attacked by fox, reminder to get pets their rabies vaccination

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SCRIBA, N.Y., (WSYR-TV) — A Scriba resident is receiving precautionary rabies treatment after being attacked by a fox.

The fox was captured and is being tested for rabies.

In light of the attack, the Oswego County Health Department is reminding pet owners to make sure their pets have current rabies vaccinations. The Oswego County Health Department holds rabies vaccination clinics at sites around the county:

  • Granby: Wednesday, July 10, 6 to 8 p.m., Town Highway Garage, 820 County Route 8
  • Volney: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6 to 8 p.m., Bristol Hill Landfill Maintenance Garage, 3125 NYS Route 3
  • Pulaski: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6 to 8 p.m., County Highway Garage, 957 Centerville Road
  • Scriba: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6 to 8 p.m., County Highway Garage, 31 Schaad Drive.

A $7 donation is suggested, but no one will be turned away.

More information on rabies can be found here.


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