Facts About Animal Bites and Rabies in Elkhart County

  • The local Health Department is responsible for reporting animal bites to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH).
  • Partnering with ISDH, the county health department works to control rabies in our community.
  • There has been NO rabies in domestic dogs or cats for many years.
  • Bats are a concern at the local level.
  • For more information regarding rabies, visit the ISDH Rabies Education or CDC Rabies webpages.
  • Elkhart County Health Department does NOT carry rabies vaccine.

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