So far in 2013, a total of 33 rabid bats
have been found in Los Angeles County. Click
read more. 11.6.13
Bats are the animals that most commonly
carry rabies in our county. Most bats do not have
rabies. Bats eat
insects and pollinate plants. Bats are also protected by
West Nile Virus - Dead Bird and Tree Squirrel Testing
A total of 304 dead
birds and three tree squirrels have tested positive for West Nile Virus
(WNV) in our county. Learn more
Our West Nile Virus testing
program has been suspended as of August 2013.
Please report dead birds and tree squirrels to
the State of California's
West Nile Virus program at 877-WNV-BIRD
Watch this video to learn
more about dead bird reporting.
Dog Bite Prevention
Did you know that
Los Angeles County is one of the top locations in the
nation for dog bites? Most bites can be prevented.
Do you know how?