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Officials confirm rabies case
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Dawson County Animal Control has received confirmation of a rabies case in the county.

The reported case was verified in a cow located in the north 400 corridor of Dawson County. The property owners is working with Animal Control, Dawson County Environmental Health and the Georgia Department of Agriculture to keep the remaining cattle under close observation for signs of rabies. The remaining cattle in the immediate area have been inventoried and placed under watch for a six-month period.

Adjacent property owners have been notified of the case, and are aware of the warning signs of rabies.

If you notice any domestic, stray or wild animals acting out of the ordinary, contact 911 or Animal Control at 706-265-PETS (9387).

More information will be in the April 18 edition of the News & Advertiser.