Rabid Bat Found In Muskingum County

POSTED BY: Carolyn Fleegle
Friday, August 13, 2010 - 03:09 PM

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department reports a bat found in Muskingum County has tested positive for rabies.

The bat was found last week in Falls Townsihp.

Officials say a person did come in contact with the bat and is currently receiving a series of rabies shots.

 This is the first time rabies has been identified in a bat in Muskingum County since August of 2009 . 

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