Rabies Case Confirmed in Wheeler County

After a confirmed case of rabies in a dog in Wheeler County, there are now 7 cases of rabies in our viewing area.

Those confirmed cases of rabies include Collingsworth (1 cat); Donley (1 skunk); Randall (1 bat); Gray (1 bat); Potter (1 bat) Hardeman (skunk); and Wheeler (1 dog).

The rabid bats in Canyon and Amarillo did not cause any exposures.

However, three people are being treated due to the canine case in Wheeler County and more tracing is being done to try to locate the remainder of the litter and breeding animals.


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