Rabid fox found in Apex

May 21, 2009 1:00:29 PM PDT
Wake County health officials have issued a rabies notice for residents in the vicinity of the intersection of Twin Creek Road and Old Jenks Road in Apex, near the Charleston Village subdivision. That after a case of rabies was confirmed in a fox Thursday.

"We don't want to alarm residents in the Apex area, but they should be aware of this case and of the potential for exposure to themselves, family members and their pets," said Michael Williams, Animal Control director for Wake County.

Animal Control officers say they are concerned about possible exposure of unvaccinated animals, particularly pets, in the area.

Anyone who sees an animal acting in an unusual manner is urged to call Wake County Animal Control at (919) 856-6911.


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