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For Immediate Release – October 6, 2021
Rabid Skunk Reported in Town of Preston
The Maryland Department of Health laboratory has confirmed a positive rabid skunk in the Town of Preston. The skunk was reported to Caroline County Health Department’s Environmental Health Services on Monday, October 4, 2021 in the vicinity of the 100 block of Main Street. Health Department personnel
retrieved the dead skunk and sent the animal for rabies testing, which confirmed the animal had rabies.
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