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By Whitney Lavaux on August 7th, 2013 | Last updated: August 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm
The DOH keeps records of rabies cases by county as far back as 1997. Despite Marion County’s high total of 217, the data actually show the number of rabies cases has steadily decreased in almost every county including Marion during that period.
By Forrest Smith on July 19th, 2013 | Last updated: July 19, 2013 at 12:11 pm
The Marion County Health Department has issued a rabies alert for an area north of Ocala. This week a raccoon that was found in the area tested positive for the disease.
By Erik Ugartachea on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 4:17 pm
About two to three people die from rabies in the U.S each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and after signs of rabies in Marion County, officials have issued a warning.
By Missy Perez on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 6:36 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health agencies are working to make sure recipients of organs from a rabies-infected donor are rabies free.
By WUFT News on February 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:31 pm
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 [...]