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Use Caution with Unfamiliar Wild Animals: Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies After Attacking Feral Cat

DOVER (Oct. 15, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is strongly reminding Delawareans to use caution when around unknown wild animals, including feral cats and stray animals. The reminder comes after a skunk in Greenwood recently tested positive for rabies after attacking a stray cat. The cat escaped and was later found dead in […]




Stray Cat in New Castle Tests Positive for Rabies

DOVER (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising residents who live or spend time in the vicinity between West Ninth Street and West Third Street near Battery Park in New Castle of a positive case of rabies in a stray cat that came into contact with four individuals and […]




Deer in Rehoboth Beach Tests Positive for Rabies

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Rehoboth Beach residents who live or spend time in the vicinity of Kings Creek Circle and Road 273 of a positive case of rabies in a white-tailed deer in the area. The deer was showing signs of symptoms and was removed from a residential property on […]




Fox in Greenwood Tests Positive for Rabies

DOVER, DE (Sept. 8, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising residents who live or spend time in the vicinity of Route 16 in Greenwood between Judy Road (Road 611) and Century Farm Road (Road 630) of a positive case of rabies in a fox that bit a human on Friday, Sept. […]




Suspected Rabid Fox Bites Dover Resident; DPH Advises Those Who May Have Been Exposed

DOVER, DE (Aug. 12, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Dover residents who live or spend time in the area of the intersection of routes 1 and 42 in Dover of a possible case of rabies in a fox that bit a human on August 9. The fox was tested for […]







 Pages Tagged With: "rabies"

Use Caution with Unfamiliar Wild Animals: Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies After Attacking Feral Cat

DOVER (Oct. 15, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is strongly reminding Delawareans to use caution when around unknown wild animals, including feral cats and stray animals. The reminder comes after a skunk in Greenwood recently tested positive for rabies after attacking a stray cat. The cat escaped and was later found dead in […]




Stray Cat in New Castle Tests Positive for Rabies

DOVER (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising residents who live or spend time in the vicinity between West Ninth Street and West Third Street near Battery Park in New Castle of a positive case of rabies in a stray cat that came into contact with four individuals and […]




Deer in Rehoboth Beach Tests Positive for Rabies

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Rehoboth Beach residents who live or spend time in the vicinity of Kings Creek Circle and Road 273 of a positive case of rabies in a white-tailed deer in the area. The deer was showing signs of symptoms and was removed from a residential property on […]




Fox in Greenwood Tests Positive for Rabies

DOVER, DE (Sept. 8, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising residents who live or spend time in the vicinity of Route 16 in Greenwood between Judy Road (Road 611) and Century Farm Road (Road 630) of a positive case of rabies in a fox that bit a human on Friday, Sept. […]




Suspected Rabid Fox Bites Dover Resident; DPH Advises Those Who May Have Been Exposed

DOVER, DE (Aug. 12, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Dover residents who live or spend time in the area of the intersection of routes 1 and 42 in Dover of a possible case of rabies in a fox that bit a human on August 9. The fox was tested for […]