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Safari Park Visitor Potentially Exposed to Rabies

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Sept. 8 Update: The park guest seen near the bat has been identified. Any other visitors who may have come in direct contact with a bat at the location and time described below should contact County Health and Human Services.    The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is asking for […]

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What to Do if You Find a Bat

| 9:40 AM

Every 10 minutes, someone in the United States is treated for possible exposure to rabies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Once clinical signs develop, rabies is almost always fatal, however it is 100% preventable by making sure your pets are vaccinated, avoiding contact with wildlife and seeking immediate medical care after […]

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Rabid Bat Found at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| 2:25 PM

A bat found at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has tested positive for rabies, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports. The bat was found alive on Saturday, June 11 at 1:30 p.m. at the Oasis Deli in Nairobi Village. Trained park staff collected the bat without directly touching it […]