The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will start deploying bait containing a rabies vaccine for raccoons.
Thirteen people are being treated for exposure to rabies after a kitten found near Middletown tested positive for the deadly virus.
Officials say a raccoon that was thrown out of a vehicle earlier this week tested positive for rabies.
Residents have put officials on notice that there’s a possibly rabid raccoon on the loose in the Allview neighborhood in Columbia.
The Baltimore County Department of Health is warning the public about a rabid fox.
Health officials say a second cat tested positive for rabies and was euthanized following an attack on a camper in Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
For years, Anne Arundel County had a problem with rabid animals in populated areas. A few years ago, before it was cut off, federal funds practically eliminated the threat.
Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.
Authorities say a raccoon found on Snow Hill Lane in Gambrills has tested positive for rabies.
Worcester County health officials say a family dog in Snow Hill has tested positive for rabies.
A rabies case has surfaced in an Anne Arundel County Park. An infected raccoon was found.
A health scare in Anne Arundel County. Officials say a raccoon found near Fort Smallwood Park in Pasadena has tested positive for rabies.