The following information comes from Northwest Georgia Public Health: LaFayette, GA - A skunk has tested positive for animal rabies, prompting public health officials to remind Walker County residents about the potential dangers of rabies and urge them to make sure their pets are vaccinated against the potentially deadly disease. This is the first confirmed … Continue reading Public Health Officials Confirm Walker’s First 2021 Animal Rabies Case
LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics in 2021. Drive through service will once again be offered this year due to COVID-19. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed below to be vaccinated. … Continue reading Low Cost Rabies Clinics Planned in May in Walker County
LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics again in 2020. The dates are a little later this year due to COVID-19 and will feature drive-thru service. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed … Continue reading Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30
You may be wondering, 'why is a helicopter flying in a pattern over Walker County?' The U.S. Department of Agriculture is dropping oral rabies vaccination baits across our community and others, in an effort to protect people and pets by preventing rabies in wildlife.