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Rabies Control Program

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Program Goal
To prevent the spread of rabies from animal to human through public education and pet vaccination clinics.

Eligibility
St. Lawrence County residents

Description
Post-exposure treatment of humans is provided when an exposure occurs. Confinement of domesticated cats, dogs, ferrets, as well as livestock is conducted as needed to reduce the spread of rabies. The program also includes continued support of the expanded oral rabies vaccine bait drop program in the St. Lawrence Region in conjunction with USDA. 

For Information
Contact the Rabies Control Program at (315) 386-2325
OR
To report animal bites and possible exposure to rabies on evenings, weekends, and holidays call (315) 454-2363. The on-call nurse will return your call. 


2024 Free Rabies Clinic Schedule

Free Rabies clinic

Potsdam Rabies Clinic registration is now open. All clinics now REQUIRE pre-registration, there will be no walk-ins. 

Please arrive at your scheduled time to prevent congestion. Animals must have a collar and leash, and cats must be in an animal carrier or a pillowcase. All animals must be under the control of an adult.

To register, please follow this link: Welcome to CDMS Registration (ny.gov)

Free Rabies clinic

All clinics now require pre-registration - NO walk-ins will be accepted.

Links to register will NOT be available until one week prior to the clinic.

Click here to view the full schedule.

 

Rabies certificate

Are you waiting for an email from Public Health?

Please check your junk/spam folders.  If you still have not received it, contact us at 315-386-2325.


Bats 4C

Capture a Bat


Common Rabies Vector Species

Rabies Wildlife


Other Rabies Links

Rabies Cases In NYS/St. Lawrence County

Bait Drop
USDA Oral Rabies Baits