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Rabies Exposure on School Campus

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Rabies is a disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. It is almost always fatal if symptoms appear. Rabies can be prevented in persons who have come into contact with the virus through prompt administration of anti-rabies vaccine. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health provides rabies risk assessments and arranges appropriate treatment when treatment is necessary.



To report a suspected rabies case or to receive a
rabies assessment call the Maricopa County
Department of Public Health:
(602) 747-7500 (24 hours a day)



Rabies Resources

Animal Bite Prevention Sheet for Kids

Bats at Schools


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Epidemiology - Rabies


Street Address:

4041 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012





Reference Links:

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control


AZ Game and Fishing


Arizona Department of Health Services






World Rabies Day