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Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 989-7060
Fax (213) 481-2375
vet@ph.lacounty.gov
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Rabies Map 2019

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Rabid bats are found every year in Los Angeles County.

So far in 2019, 6 rabid bats have been found.  One was at a school, 3 were outside of homes, 1 was outside of an apartment building, and 1 was found in a public place outside of a business. 

  1. Sierra Madre. February.  Bat found alive clinging to the wall at a school. 

  2. Monrovia.  April.  Bat found dead in the front yard of a house.  

  3. Hacienda Heights. April. Bat found alive on the ground of a mobile home park.

  4. Westlake Village. April. Bat found clinging to side of home in back yard. Fell to ground.

  5. Studio City. April. Bat found alive on a sidewalk outside of several businesses.

  6. Azusa.  May.  Bat found alive on the sidewalk outside of an apartment complex.

Los Angeles County - Map of rabid bats as of May 3, 2019

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

Los Angeles County Rabies Overview
Rabies Control Manual
Human rabies
2018 rabid bat map
2011 - 2015 rabid bat map 

Last updated: April 26, 2019

   
 
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