Raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, bats and other types of wildlife can have rabies – Never touch these animals. Did you know
- Rabies is a deadly disease transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal, usually from bites
- Not all bats have rabies, but most human cases in the US are caused by bats
- Bat bites leave a small wound but require urgent medical attention. If bitten, wash the wound with soap and water and call your doctor.
For more information visit www.cdc.gov/rabies or www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/rabies