Positive Rabies alert in White County

Press Release

WHITE COUNTY, Ga. — Public Safety Director David Murphy reported today that a dog has come into contact with a rabid fox in the Arthur Seabolt Road area. The fox was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab Virology Section in Decatur. White County Environmental Health was advised Wednesday the fox tested positive for rabies.

This is the second confirmed case of rabies in White County in 2021.

Animal owners are encouraged to vaccinate their domesticated pets for rabies. Please call your veterinarian for an appointment.


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