Mar. 14, 2013 - A rabies alert has been issued for the Lawson Road area of North Hall after a rabid skunk came in contact with a dog.
The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab, Virology Section in Decatur and confirmed positive for rabies on Yesterday.
Alert signs have been posted in the area where the rabid skunk was found.
If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during nonworking hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.
Animal owners are encouraged to vaccinate their pets and livestock for rabies.
Copyright Glory 1330 2013