RABID RACCOON FOUND NEAR RUTH S, WEIR PARK
The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is informing
residents in O'Hara Township of a raccoon that tested positive
for rabies. The raccoon was found close to Ruth S. Weir Park
on Saxonburg Boulevard..
"We strongly advise residents to steer clear of wild and
stray animals, especially those in O'Hara Township in the
area where the rabid raccoon was found," said Health Department
Director, Dr. Karen Hacker. "If residents see any animal that
appears to be acting strange or becomes threatening, they
should notify their local animal control service, the police
or the Pennsylvania Game Commission immediately."
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