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Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Rabies Map 2019

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Rabid bats are found every year in Los Angeles County.

So far in 2019, 10 rabid bats have been found.  One was at a school, 7 were outside of homes, (including 1 outside of an apartment building), 1 was found in a public place outside of a business, and 2 were found outside of businesses. 

  1. Sierra Madre. February.  Bat found alive clinging to the wall at a school. 

  2. Monrovia.  April.  Bat found dead in the front yard of a house.  

  3. Hacienda Heights. April. Bat found alive on the ground of a mobile home park.

  4. Westlake Village. April. Bat found clinging to the side of a home in the back yard. Fell to ground.

  5. Studio City. April. Bat found alive on a sidewalk outside of several businesses.

  6. Azusa.  May.  Bat found alive on the sidewalk outside of an apartment complex.

  7. Monrovia. May.  Bat found alive clinging to the side of a home in the backyard. 

  8. Los Angeles/Hollywood.  May.  Bat found alive on the roof of a business.

  9. Santa Clarita. June. Bat found dead in the backyard of a home.

  10. Agoura Hills. June. Bat found in a backyard. Bat died later.

Los Angeles County rabid bats map

Lecture about rabies in Los Angeles County 2011
Centers for Disease Control - Rabies pages

Los Angeles County Rabies Overview
Rabies Control Manual
Human rabies
2018 rabid bat map
2011 - 2015 rabid bat map 




Last updated: June 14, 2019

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