Stories tagged: rabies
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Quarantine ordered for dogs in Eastern Washington in response to feared rabies outbreak
A quarantine was in effect against unmuzzled, free-running dogs in Spokane and nine other Eastern Washington counties – yet The Spokesman-Review reported that “unmuzzled dogs cavorted gleefully in the downtown …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 9:37 P.M.
Man bit by rabid bat in south-central Idaho
Public health officials say a man in south-central Idaho is receiving treatment after being bitten by a bat that has tested positive for rabies.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016, 2:59 P.M.
Grant County woman bitten by rabid bat
A Grant County woman was bitten by a rabid bat Monday and is now receiving anti-rabies vaccines.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 3:41 P.M.
Officials looking for woman who brought dead bat to Health District
Officials are looking for a woman who dropped off a dead bat at the Spokane Regional Health District on Wednesday without speaking to anyone or giving her name. Health district …
FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2015, 2:44 P.M.
Another bat tests positive for rabies
A dead bat, found on the shores of Priest Lake, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from Panhandle Health District.
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015
Girl getting rabies vaccines after being bitten by infected bat
A young girl bitten by a rabid bat near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies. The girl’s mother, who had contact with the bat …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015, 10:37 A.M.
Girl bit by rabid bat at Liberty Lake park
A girl bitten by a rabid bat Saturday near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies.
SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013
Rare rabies cure drives cost
When Nicholle Joyce learned she’d been exposed to a rabid bat at a Spirit Lake home and she was nine days into the 10-day window for a lifesaving vaccine for …
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
Rabid bat incidents prompt warning
Three rabid bats have been found in the Coeur d’Alene area in recent weeks – an unusually high number so soon after the mammals have emerged from hibernation. “Generally we …
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013, 2:52 P.M.
Third bat tests positive for rabies in North Idaho
North Idaho’s third rabid bat within a month was caught this week in Coeur d’Alene by a family’s pet dog, prompting Panhandle Health District officials to remind people not to …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013, 12:55 P.M.
Bat swoops out of hiding to bite human baby
A baby is being treated for rabies after it was bitten by a bat that flew out of a patio umbrella on the deck of her grandparents’ Pasco home, the …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
Rabid bat forces family to get shots
The first rabid bat of the season has been confirmed in Idaho after it flew into a home in northern Kootenai County, where residents found it lying on their staircase. …
TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013, 2:29 P.M.
Rabid bat flies into North Idaho home
Idaho’s first rabid bat of the season has been confirmed, after it flew into a home in northern Kootenai County last week and the residents found it lying on their …
SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2012
Bat on stump bites angler along St. Joe River
It appeared as though nothing was biting when a Spokane fly fisher approached Idaho’s St. Joe River around 5 p.m. last Wednesday. The situation changed instantly when Tyler Comeau put …
MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009, 10:21 A.M.
Rabid bat prompts health warning
A bat in the Boise area has tested positive for rabies, prompting Idaho health officials to remind people to take precautions around bats and make sure their dogs, cats and …