New dates have been announced for the rabies vaccinations in Cape May County. In 2012, 310 cases of rabies in animals were reported in New Jersey, including two raccoons in Cape May County (Upper Township and Middle Township). An additional raccoon has tested positive in Upper Township for 2013. Rabies is fatal in humans, therefore, any animal bite should be taken seriously. The rabies virus is shed in the saliva of animals that are infected with the virus.
Call your municipality to confirm clinic dates and times.
Dennis Township January 26, 2013: 1 – 3 p.m.
Dennis Township Public Works, 571 Petersburg Rd., Dennisville
Middle Township January 26, 2013: 2 – 3 p.m.
Middle Township Public Works, 400 W. Mechanic St., CMCH
Ocean City January 26, 2013: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ocean City Humane Society, 1 Shelter Road, Ocean City
Upper Township January 26, 2013 and February 23, 2013: 1 – 3 p.m.
Shore Veterinary Animal Hospital, 73 Hope Corson Rd., Seaville
Woodbine March 16, 2013: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Woodbine Ambulance Building on DeHirsch Ave., Woodbine