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Raccoon Confirmed Positive for Rabbies in Lower Gwynedd

March 7, 2017

A raccoon picked up in Penllyn Woods Park tested positive for rabies on March 2nd.

From Lower Gwynedd Township:

The raccoon was found in Penllyn Woods Park approximately one mile back from the North Wales Water Authority in Lower Gwynedd Township. Anyone who has been bitten or scratched by, or had saliva exposure to a raccoon must receive treatment to prevent this fatal disease.

If you think you, anyone in your household or your pets may have had contact with a raccoon, call the MCHD Division of Disease Control at 610-278-5117.