Genesee County bat tests positive for rabies
DETROIT – A rabid bat has been identified within Genesee County in Gaines, the third confirmed case of rabies in an animal this year. The three rabid animals this year have been from different areas of Genesee County. The Genesee County Health Department wants to remind residents that it is important to make sure your pets are current on their vaccinations, including rabies. Vaccinating all pets under your care with the rabies vaccine is essential to promoting animal and human health. For domestic animals such as dogs or cats and animal care questions, please contact the Genesee County Animal Control at 810-732-1660.