Fourteenth case of rabies confirmed in Guilford County

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Greensboro, N.C. — The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the 14th case of rabies in 2014.

Tuesday, a skunk found on Dulaire Road tested positive for rabies. The skunk was exposed to a dog.

The Department of Health and Human Services is alerting people in the area.

Pet owners are advised that the best way to protect their family is by making sure all pets are up-to-date on their rabies vaccination.

North Carolina law requires all domestic pets to be vaccinated whether they live inside or outside.

The public should report any stray animals, animals acting strangely or exposures to sick animals to Animal Control at 641-5990 in Greensboro or 883-3224 in High Point.

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