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Rabies alert for Levy-Alachua County border

By on February 24th, 2012

The Levy County and Alachua County health departments have issued a rabies alert for the Forest Park and University Oaks area, which is near the Levy-Alachua County border in Archer.  Authorities said a dog tested positive for rabies Thursday, and that if people had contact with a light brown American bulldog or any stray domestic or wild animal are urged to contact the Health Department.


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