Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Mercer Co.

Local - 3/9/2013 4:17 PM by Lauren Haviland
PRINCETON - The Mercer County Health Department reports they have their first reported case of rabies this year.

A person was also exposed to rabies in this incident. The animal was found on Princeton Avenue in Bluefield. Last year there were three known positive rabies cases in animals.

If you are bitten by a wild raccoon or are concerned your pet may have contact with one contact the mercer county health department at (304) 324-8367.


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