Rabies Alert: Rabid raccoon found in Hall County

Hall County has confirmed its first case of rabies in 2020.

According to county officials, there was contact between a raccoon and two dogs on Lee Road in the Murrayville area.

The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab in Decatur. On March 27, Hall County Animal Control was advised that the raccoon was positive for rabies.

Positive alert signs will be posted in the area where the rabid raccoon was located. If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally in the area, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during non-working hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.

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