Celebrated annually, World Rabies Day is a global health observance designed to raise awareness about both human and animal rabies. It was founded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC). Their goal is to unite relevant partners to address rabies prevention and control.¬†The theme for 2016 is Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate.
Get involved by making sure you pets are up to date with their vaccines and keep them away from wildlife that can spread the disease.
Learn more at:
CDC World Rabies Day
Global Alliance for Rabies Control
Learn How You Can Prevent and Control Rabies Every Day
Chautauqua County Rabies Information (with contacts)