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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Lincoln County has Second Confirmed Rabies Case of 2017

In the early hours of Thursday, May 25th, 2017, Lincoln County Animal Services received a call about a fox that had been injured on a property in the area of Hwy 73 and Club Drive, Stanley NC.

Animal Control retrieved the fox, and due to the possibly of an exposure it was processed for rabies testing. On May 26th, 2017, the official test results were received from the NC Laboratory of Public Health. The fox tested positive for rabies. To keep...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Press Release: Lincoln County has First Confirmed Rabies Case of 2017

A cat surrendered to Animal Services in late April from Green Street in Lincolnton has tested positive for rabies.

To keep yourself safe, don’t approach or handle wildlife or stray animals. Signs of rabies can include abnormal amounts of aggression or friendliness, disorientation, wobbliness, circling, and excessive salivation. If you see or come into contac...Read on...

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