Raccoon in Niagara County tests positive for rabies

(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Niagara County Health Department reports a raccoon has tested positive for rabies in the City of Lockport.

The animal was found on High Street in the area of Beattie Road and lab results confirm the raccoon had rabies.

The department offers free rabies clinics to Niagara County resident. The next three clinic dates and locations are:

  • Saturday, June 14 in Niagara Falls: Hyde Park – Oasis/Centennial Pavillion (behind Ice Arena), 911 Robbins Drive, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 12 in the Town of Wilson: Highway Department Garage, 3356 Wilson-Cambria Road, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 20 in the Town of Lockport: Highway Department Garage, 6560 Dysinger Road, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
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