MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A second raccoon in Kendall has tested positive for rabies, prompting health officials to extend a rabies alert in the area.
The Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday that the rabies alert for the Kendall area will be extended for another 60 days.
A rabies alert was first issued in May.
The alert includes the following areas:
- Southwest 152nd Street to the north
- Southwest 187th Street to the south
- Southwest 117th Avenue to the east
- Southwest 137th Avenue to the west
The raccoon is the second to test positive for rabies in Miami-Dade County this year.
Health officials said they are working with the county to identify any individuals who might have been exposed to the rabid raccoon.