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Rabies Map 2017

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  • 30 rabid bats have been found so far in Los Angeles County in 2017
    • 26  were found at homes
    • 1 was found at a school
    • 2 were found at businesses
    • 1 was found in a park

Three of the 30 rabid bats were found indoors.

Learn more about bats and rabies in Los Angeles County.

What to do if you find a bat in your home

  1. Arcadia. March. Bat found alive outdoors clinging to edge of a curb.
  2. Glendale. April. Bat found alive indoors at a business.
  3. Los Angeles (Canoga Park). April. Bat found alive outdoors at a home.
  4. Rosemead. April. Bat found face down on  the ground outside at a school.
  5. Whittier. April. Bat flew into backyard at a home in daytime, flew into a person's shirt. 
  6. Santa Clarita (Newhall). May. Bat found alive clinging to a fence at a home.
  7. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). May. Bat found alive outside on a patio at a home.
  8. Stevenson Ranch. June. Bat found alive outdoors at a home.
  9. Santa Clarita (Valencia). July. Bat found dead on driveway at a home.
  10. Stevenson Ranch. July. Bat found alive hanging on a wall in a backyard.
  11. Azusa. July. Bat found alive outdoors on a patio at a complex of homes.
  12. Castaic. July. Bat found alive on driveway at a home, crawled under a car.
  13. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). July. Bat found walking on ground next to pool.
  14. Stevenson Ranch. July. Bat found in pool.
  15. Santa Clarita (Valencia). July. Bat found in backyard.
  16. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). July. Bay flying around in backyard, landed on tree, then wall, then behind a bush.
  17. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). July. Bat found on front porch.
  18. Castaic. July. Bat in swimming pool.
  19. Santa Clarita (Saugus). July. Bat found freshly dead on patio. Pet cat resting nearby. Cat placed under 30 day home quarantine for possible rabies exposure.
  20. Santa Clarita (Saugus). August. Bat found alive outside on patio.
  21. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). August. Bat found alive on patio.
  22. Azusa. August. Bat found by hikers in Azusa Canyon recreational area.
  23. Palmdale. August. Bat found outdoors on patio by cat. Cat placed under 30 day home quarantine for possible rabies exposure.
  24. Santa Clarita. August. Bat found alive, inside apartment unit.
  25. Valencia. August. Bat found alive, clinging to the wall of a shopping center.
  26. Santa Clarita. August. Bat seen flying outdoors then landed on front porch.
  27. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). August. Bat flying around backyard, flew into home through an open door. It was later found in the kitchen.
  28. Santa Clarita (Valencia). September. Bat found alive in a swimming pool.
  29. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). October. Bat found dead in a yard. Resident thought it was a leaf at first.
  30. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). October. Bat found alive in a driveway, later found on front porch.

 

2017 map of rabid bats in Los Angeles County - 30 bats

2017 map or rabid bats found in the Santa Clarita area

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Lecture about rabies in Los Angeles County 2011
Centers for Disease Control - Rabies pages

Los Angeles County Rabies Overview
Rabies Control Manual
Human rabies
2016 rabid bat map
2011 - 2015 rabid bat map 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: October 11, 2017

   
 
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