Jul 12, 2020 12:00 AM

Officials report 6 cases of rabies in one Kansas county

Posted Jul 12, 2020 12:00 AM

GREENWOOD COUNTY—Authorities are reporting six cases of rabies near Eureka, Kansas, according to Greenwood County Health Officer Vicki Lindsey-Ross.

"Being observant of erratic behavior in wildlife or livestock is important," she said in a media release. "Pet owners are encourage to follow best practices and vaccinate their animals to prevent the disease"

"Rabies is a fatal disease that can be transmitted animals to people and is often transmitted from the bite of an infected animal."

She released no additional details. Click here for or more information on rabies.