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313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 989-7060
Tel: (877) 747-2243
Fax (213) 481-2375
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Rabies Map 2017

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  • 12 rabid bats have been found so far in Los Angeles County in 2017
  • 10  were found at private homes
  • 1 was found indoors at a business

Learn more about bats and rabies in Los Angeles County.

What to do if you find a bat in your home

  1. Arcadia. March. Bat found alive outdoors clinging to edge of a curb.
  2. Glendale. April. Bat found alive indoors at a business.
  3. Los Angeles (Canoga Park). April. Bat found alive outdoors at a home.
  4. Rosemead. April. Bat found face down on  the ground outside at a school.
  5. Whittier. April. Bat flew into backyard at a home in daytime, flew into a person's shirt. 
  6. Santa Clarita (Newhall). May. Bat found alive clinging to a fence at a home.
  7. Santa Clarita (Canyon Country). May. Bat found alive outside on a patio at a home.
  8. Stevenson Ranch. June. Bat found alive outdoors at a home.
  9. Santa Clarita (Valencia). July. Bat found dead on driveway at a home.
  10. Stevenson Ranch. July. Bat found alive hanging on a wall in a backyard.
  11. Azusa. July. Bat found alive outdoors on a patio at a complex of homes.
  12. Castaic. July. Bat found alive on driveway at a home, crawled under a car.

2017 Los Angeles County rabid bat map

2017 Rabid Bats in and near Santa Clarita in Los Angeles County

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Lecture about rabies in Los Angeles County 2011
Centers for Disease Control - Rabies pages

Los Angeles County Rabies Overview
Rabies Control Manual
Human rabies
2016 rabid bat map
2011 - 2015 rabid bat map 


 Last updated: July 18, 2017

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