Rabies Awareness a Priority for Protecting Public Health

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PRESS RELEASE Dated: June 1, 2018 Release Date: For Immediate Release Contact: Linda J. Colangelo Education and Communications Coordinator 860-774-7350 x. 14 / lcolangelo@nddh.org Rabies Awareness a Priority for Protecting Public Health Health Department Issues Reminder to Stay Away from Stray Animals BROOKLYN – Warmer weather and longer days mean more time spent outdoors, which increases the risk of coming in contact with unfamiliar domestic and wild animals. “’If it’s a stray, stay away,’ is the primary message of rabies prevention,” said Susan Starkey, Director of Health for the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH). “Traditionally, reports of rabies exposures [...]