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Rabid raccoon makes contact with dog in Sardis area

A rabid raccoon was recently found in the Sardis area of northwest Hall County.

The animal was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab-Virology Section in Decatur after it came in contact with a dog in the 4100 block of Smokerise Court.

Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday, April 27, that the raccoon was rabid.

Signs will be posted in the area to alert residents. Animals acting abnormally can be reported to Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 during normal business hours or Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.

Information from Hall County news release

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