Veterinary Public Health

Pet Health Calendar
Contact Information
Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 989-7060
Tel: (877) 747-2243
Fax (213) 481-2375
Adobe Reader
Get Adobe Reader icon
Note: PDF documents on this site were created using Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or later. If you are using an earlier version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (4.x or less), document functionality may be reduced.
Rabies Map 2018

Did you know?bat

Rabid bats are found every year in Los Angeles County. So far in 2018, nine rabid bats have been found here. Seven were found outdoors at private homes, one was found at a business, and one was found in a park.

  1. Lancaster. April. Bat found alive in the morning on a driveway, near resident's car.
  2. Castaic. May. Bat found dead on front lawn of a home.
  3. Castaic. May. Bat found alive in front of an apartment building.
  4. Los Angeles (Woodland Hills). May. Bat found crawling across a front porch.
  5. La Cañada Flintridge. June. Bat found alive outdoors at a public park.
  6. Castaic. June. Bat found alive in a backyard near the back door of a home. Two dogs may have access to bat. Their rabies vaccinations were boostered and they were quarantined and home and monitored for signs of rabies.
  7. Castaic. June. Bat found dead on a front porch.
  8. Santa Clarita (Newhall). June. Bat found alive in driveway by car, and later found clinging to side of home.
  9. Calabasas. June. Baby bat fell out of roost in side of building.


2018 Los Angeles County rabid bat map - 9 bats

2018 Santa Clarita area rabid bat map

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

Los Angeles County Rabies Overview
Rabies Control Manual
Human rabies
2017 rabid bat map
2011 - 2015 rabid bat map 

Last updated: June 25, 2018

Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
Los Angeles County Seal: Enriching lives through effective and caring services