Rabid bat found in Columbia County


July 6, 2023

DAYTON–The Columbia County Health Department received notification from the Washington State Public Health Laboratory of a bat presumed to have rabies on June 28. There was human exposure to this bat. The exposed person is undergoing preventative treatment from a healthcare provider.

This is the first positive case of rabies in a bat in Columbia County for several years.

“While an estimated...

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