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Niagara County Department of Health Reports a Rabid Raccoon in the Town of Lockport

The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) has been notified that a raccoon submitted for rabies testing from Ernest Road / Lincoln Avenue area in the Town of Lockport was confirmed positive for rabies. The raccoon had reportedly attacked an adult female who received scratches on August 5th.

Friday, August 7, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (159)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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August 6 COVID-19 Update

• 3 new positive cases  

• 1,471 total positive cases to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)  

Thursday, August 6, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (472)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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August 5 COVID-19 Update

• 11 new positive cases  

• Total of 1468 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (414)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Oral Rabies Vaccine Distribution Project Anticipated to Begin as Early as the Week of August 10th

The Niagara County Department of Health Environmental Division is part of a collaborative effort to prevent the spread of raccoon rabies in the Western New York (WNY) region through dissemination of oral rabies vaccine (ORV). 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (974)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.6
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Aug 4 COVID-19 Update

• 10 new positive cases (since yesterday) 

• Total of 1457 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (404)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.8
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