Rabies

holding dogIf you or someone you know or your pet has been exposed/bitten by a wild or domestic animal, call Henrico Police Animal Protection Unit at (804) 501-5000 or in emergency situations call 911.

Virginia Department of Health

Rabies Factsheet

Rabies & Animal Bites Brochure (English)
For questions about rabies, animal bites, and what you should know and do if you are bitten.

Rabies & Animal Bites Brochure (Spanish)
For questions about rabies, animal bites, and what you should know and do if you are bitten.

Virginia Guidelines for Rabies Prevention and Control

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Rabies Information for Public

Rabies Information for Medical Professionals

Rabies Information for Kids

Other Resources

American Veterinary Medical Association’s Recommendations

National Institute of Health’s Medline Plus
Causes, symptoms, signs, treatment, and ways to prevent rabies

Injured or Orphaned Wildlife

If a wild animal has been injured or truly orphaned, do not take matters into your own hands. For information on what to do with injured and/or orphaned wildlife go to http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/injured/

You may locate a licensed wildlife rehabilitator by calling the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) dispatch at 804-367-1258 (24 hours, 7 days a week). You will also find a list of wildlife rehabilitators on the VDGIF Web site:
http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/injured/rehabilitators/

DGIF Office Locations and Hours:
http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/about/offices/

Contact Us

Health

Henrico Health Dept.
West Clinic

8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228

Henrico Health Dept.
East Clinic

1400 N. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23223

West End Main
(804) 501-4522
West End Clinic
(804) 501-4651
East End Clinic
(804) 652-3190

Shrader Rd WIC
(804) 501-1610
East End WIC
(804) 652-3180

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Shrader Road WIC
7740 Shrader Rd, Suite B
Henrico, VA 23228

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