Catch a Bat Safely

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Rabies is a viral disease which almost always leads to death, unless treatment is provided soon after exposure. New York State frequently leads the nation in the number of rabid animals.

Current Status of Rabies Vaccine and Immune Globulin Supply

The availability of rabies vaccine and immune globulin may vary throughout the year. The latest information is available here:

General Information about Rabies

Guidelines & Regulations

To learn more about other animal-related human health issues, visit the zoonoses main page.