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Rabies case reported in Flowery Branch

A rabies case has been reported in South Hall, according to a Hall County news release.

A raccoon made contact with a dog in the 4700 block of Martin Road in Flowery Branch, and Hall County Animal Control learned Dec. 23 that the raccoon had tested positive for rabies at the Georgia Public Health Lab in Decatur.

Signs will be posted in the area where the rabid raccoon was located. If 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.

Rabies vaccines are available at the Hall County Animal Shelter, located at 1688 Barber Road in Gainesville, for $10 Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.