Hays County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Rabid Bat Found In Driftwood

The bat was found in the yard of a private residence in Driftwood and all indications are that no human contact was made with the animal.

On August 5, 2018, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Flint Rock Loop, located within the Rimrock Subdivision on a dead bat call.

The bat was found in the yard of a private residence and all indications are that no human contact was made with the animal.

The bat was examined by the Department of State Health Services and tested POSITIVE FOR THE RABIES VIRUS.

If you or someone else may have come in physical contact with this animal, please call:

Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Animal Control Unit at (512) 393-7896 or The Department of State Health Services Zoonosis Control at (254) 778- 6744.


 

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