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Rabies clinic set in county

Thursday, April 22, 2004

THAYER -- The Oregon County Health Department, in cooperation with Langley animal Clinic is sponsoring a rabies vaccination clinic April 24.

The vaccination will be $5 per animal and other vaccinations will be available that day at a reduced cost.

There will two different clinic locations. The Thayer Police Station from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the Alton Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. No appointment is necessary at any clinic location.

According to Oregon County Health Department Director Shiela Russell, rabies is a disease caused by the rabies virus that can affect all warm blooded animals, including humans. "Family, friends, neighbors and pets can be protected from rabies by having pets vaccinated," Russell said.

For more information regarding the upcoming clinics call Langley's at 264-2205 or the health department at 417-778-7450.

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