HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -- An entire neighborhood in Henry County is under quarantine Monday after a rash of rabies cases.
Animal control got a call a couple weeks ago that four dogs had fought and killed a raccoon in Locust Grove.
That raccoon tested positive for rabies and now there have been 9 reported cases. An alert and 31-day quarantine started Monday.
This is the alert posted on Henry County's Website:
The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a rabies alert, #00241014, in addition to the previous alerts. The latest rabies alert and required 31-day Rabies Quarantine, as required by law, is for a one-mile area of the intersection of Leguin Mill Road and New Hope Road. For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah, at (770) 288-7387.