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Rabid bat found in Driftwood area

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Another rabid bat has been found in Hays County.

Deputies with the Hays County Sheriff's Office responded to a call on Sunday regarding a dead bat found in the yard of a home in the 2000 block of Flint Rock Loop in the Rimrock subdivision near Driftwood.

There are no indications that any humans had contact with the bat, which tested positive for rabies; however, officials are urging anyone who thinks they might have come in physical contact with the animal to call the HCSO at 512-393-7896 or the Department of State Health Services Zoonosis Control at 254-778-6744.