Wildlife Oral Rabies Vaccination Program

U.S. Agriculture Department

Tuesday, Aug. 20 is the first day of scheduled rabies vaccine airdrops at numerous locations in Erie and Niagara Counties. Bait laced with the vaccine will be dropped in areas where wild animals known to carry rabies may be lurking. Erie County is also planning three rabies vaccine clinics next month to protect pets from the fatal virus.

Erie County Health Department

A campaign to curb rabies amongst raccoons in Erie and Niagara County begins Wednesday, with some help from above.