Confirmed rabies case in Warren County

Used by permission by the Warren County Office employee Sergeant Terry Fritts

On September 14th, Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sick or injured cat on Oregon Hollow Road.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a caged feline and several other cats on the property.

They observed signs of a possible rabies infection in the caged cat and transported it to a local veterinary clinic.

The staff agreed with the observations, and it was humanely euthanized.

On September 20th, the Sheriff’s Office was notified that the samples sent for testing were positive for rabies.

The Warren County Health Department is urging residents to have their pets vaccinated for rabies and avoid unfamiliar animals.

A link for additional information and official press release is found here.

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Car seat safety check

Used by permission by the Warren County Office employee Sergeant Terry Fritts

In 2021, 740 children under the age of 13 were killed in passenger vehicle accidents and more than 100,000 were injured.

More than 36 percent of these children who died were unrestrained.

Warren County Sheriff’s Office is inviting the public to come out today, September 23rd.

Between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm to speak with their safety seat technicians.

They can answer your questions and ensure that your child’s safety seat is properly installed.

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