Herkimer County is reporting a confirmed case of a rabid animal in the county.

Herkimer County Public Health says a racoon sent to the Wadsworth Lab in Albany tested positive for the rabies virus.

Residents are reminded not to feed stray or wild animals.

Officials also say it's important that pets are vaccinated and kept up to date with their vaccinations.

You can visit herkimercounty,org for a list of 2017 rabies clinics

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