Fox In North Versailles Tests Positive For Rabies

It's the 11th rabid animal discovered in Allegheny County this year.

July 30, 2018 - 12:23 pm

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Another case of rabies has been confirmed in Allegheny County.

The Health Department says a fox, found in the 33-hundred block of Fifth Avenue in North Versailles and brought to a facility last week, has tested positive for rabies.

Residents in and around that area are asked to keep a close eye on their pet for signs of any strange behavior.

This is the 11th rabid animal discovered in the county this year.

So far, five bats, four raccoons and a groundhog have also tested positive for rabies.

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