ANIMAL BITES & RABIES
Rabies is a severe viral disease that affects the central nervous system. All warm-blooded mammals including humans are susceptible to rabies. Rabies is most often transmitted in the virus-containing saliva of rabid animals (bats, cats, dogs, etc) via a bite, scratch or combination of a mucous membrane. If you or someone you know has been bitten by an animal in Whitman County, please use the below form to report the bite or download the Whitman County Bite Report Form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 509-397-6239
For more information about rabies, visit the Washington State Department of Health website. There are several things you and your family can do to reduce your risk of rabies exposure.