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Herkimer County Confirms Rabies Cases In Towns Of Columbia, Danube

Gino Geruntino, WIBX

Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - The Herkimer County Public Health department has confirmed two cases of rabies during the past week.

According to the agency, a skunk found in the Town of Columbia and a raccoon found in the Town of Danube both tested positive for the disease.

Since December 7th, there have been four confirmed animals with rabies, including one in Fairfield and a second case in Danube.

People are reminded to never approach wild animals and to make sure pets are kept up-to-date on their shots.

Herkimer County Public Health will resume a series of rabies clinics in the spring.

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