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Rabid Raccoon Captured

March 20, 2019

A raccoon captured near East 11th Street and Everitt Avenue has tested positive for rabies.  Rabies is a fatal viral infection of the nervous system that is transmitted from animal to animalor animal to human by bite, scratch, or mucous membrane exposure to infected saliva.