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Since August of 2004, 67 rabid raccoons have been found in Nassau County.

09-20-2012 - Nassau County Department of Health Continues Rabies Baiting Program. Raccoon Rabies Vaccine to be Distributed by Truck. BAITING COMPLETED


PDF File09-20-2012 - Click Here to View Map of Areas to be "baited" for Raccoon Rabies - BAITING COMPLETED

.pdf FileClick Here to View a Picture of the Raccoon Rabies Vaccination "Bait"


Do not attempt to approach or capture any wild animal or strange acting dog or cat. If you have been bitten, scratched or had other contact with a wild animal or strange acting dog or cat, seek medical attention immediately from your physician or local hospital’s emergency department and then contact the Department of Health.


Contact the Nassau County Department of Health:

Weekdays from 9:00 to 4:45 @ 516-227-9663.

Weekends, nights and holidays @ 516-742-6154

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about Rabies