JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A person in Camden County is being treated after being exposed to a rabid fox.
The exposure happened near Waverly and close to the Glynn County line.
The resident is undergoing preventive treatment.
No animals in Glynn County have tested postive for rabies.
Rabies spreads through infected saliva that enters the body through a bite or broken skin.
To help prevent rabies, Camden County Health Department suggest:
- Avoid contact with animals you don't know
- Get vaccinated if you work in a high-risk occupation
- Make sure your pets receive proper immunizations
- Do not handle, feed, or unintentionally attract wild animals with open garbage cans or by leaving pet food out overnight.
- Never adopt wild animals or bring them into your home.
- Teach children to never handle unfamiliar animals, wild or domestic, even if they appear friendly.