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Rabies

If you or a family member is concerned about an exposure to an animal and believe you may need rabies vaccine, please call 877-PA HEALTH. You will receive a response promptly from public health staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Exposures to rabid animals are an urgent concern and should be addressed as soon as possible.

Oral Raccoon Rabies Vaccination Program

Pennsylvania participates in the oral raccoon rabies vaccination program (ORV). Baiting occurs in the western part of the state. For more information, please see the following documents.  

Pennsylvania Annual Rabies Reports