A third rabid bat was found in Genoa Township in Delaware County. Two other rabid bats were discovered about two months ago in the Village of Galena and northern Radnor Township in Delaware County.
The third rabid bat was found in southern Genoa Township near Westerville.
The Ohio Department of Health reported a total of 43 rabid bats last year.
Bats are tested for rabies if they are suspected of coming into contact with domestic animals or people. People need to be very careful when they handle bats.
Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the nervous system.
If you find a bat in your house, the steps to remove it are:
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