Davie rabies alert extended after second cat tests positive

Feral cat tests positive for rabies in Davie

DAVIE, Fla. – Health officials have extended a rabies alert issued for portions of Davie after a second feral cat tested positive for the virus.

The original 60-day alert has now been extended to 120 days after Wednesday’s positive test, according to the Florida Department of Health in Broward County.

The alert includes the following boundaries:

  • Southwest 36th Court to the north
  • Florida Turnpike to the east
  • Orange Drive to the south
  • Davie Road to the west

Officials are asking the public to maintain a heightened awareness of rabies in the area, and remind the public that an animal with rabies could infect a domestic animal that has not been vaccinated against the disease.

Visit the FLDOH website for more information on rabies.

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