Rabies clinics to be held at Montgomery County schools this weekend

Rabies clinics to be held at Montgomery County schools this weekend
Rabid raccoons are the primary cause of rabies being spread to other animals, both wild and domestic. (Photo source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Over the next two Saturdays, citizens can get their pets vaccinated for rabies at 12 different schools in Montgomery County. The clinics come after two people were bitten by a rabid raccoon last month and had to be treated.

Vaccines are $12 and will be available at the following locations:

  • Carver High School
  • Catoma Elementary School
  • Chisholm Elementary
  • Jefferson Davis High School
  • Dunbar-Ramer School
  • Flowers Elementary
  • Garrett Elementary
  • Georgia Washington Middle School
  • Pintlala Elementary
  • Robert E. Lee High School
  • Vaughn Road Elementary
  • Wares Ferry Road Elementary

The clinics will be open from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. this Saturday and May 19.

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