Rabies Case

Rabies Virus

Houston County’s first case of rabies has been confirmed by the health department.

A raccoon found January 12th at a Hodgesville Road residence has been tested and found to be positive for the disease.

There was no human contact with the rabid raccoon, though a couple of dogs may have been exposed to the animal.

The dogs’ owners say they are up to date with rabies vaccinations.