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Rabies Map 2020

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Rabid bats are found every year in Los Angeles County.  In 2019, fifty rabid bats were found in Los Angeles County - view a map here.

So far in 2020, 44 rabid bats have been found. 1 was found in a Los Angeles City Park, 1 was found on a residential sidewalk, 39 were found outside of homes, and 3 were found inside of houses.

  1. Los Angeles (northern Griffith Park area).  January.  Bat found alive on the ground.

  2. Northridge.  March.  Bat found alive in the backyard of a home. 

  3. Santa Clarita.  March.  Bat found dead in the front yard of a home. 

  4. Santa Clarita.  March.  Bat found alive clinging to a screen door outside of a home.  

  5. Castaic.  April.  Bat found dead on the driveway in front of a home.

  6. Santa Clarita.  May.  Bat found alive clinging to the side of a house. 

  7. Castaic.  May.  Bat found alive in the backyard of a house.

  8. Castaic.  May.  Bat found alive in a swimming pool.

  9. Santa Clarita.  May.  Bat found alive clinging to a screen door outside of a home.

  10. Lancaster.  June.  Bat found dead in the backyard of a house. 

  11. Santa Clarita.  July.  Bat found dead in a swimming pool at a private residence.

  12. Calabasas.  July.  Bat found alive outside of a home. 

  13. Stevenson Ranch.  July.  Bat found dead on a driveway in front of a house. 

  14. Palmdale.  July.  Bat found dead in a swimming pool at a private residence.

  15. Canyon Country.  July.  Bat found alive on the ground outside of a house.

  16. Santa Clarita.  July.  Bat found alive clinging to the outside wall of a house.

  17. Los Angeles (90068).  July.  Bat found alive on a residential sidewalk in front of a house. 

  18. Santa Clarita.  July.  Bat found alive on the front porch of a home.  

  19. Santa Clarita.  July.  Bat found alive on the ground by the front door of a house.

  20. Santa Clarita.  July.  Bat found alive on the front porch of a house. 

  21. Northridge.  August.  Bat found alive in the backyard of a house.

  22. Valencia (Santa Clarita).  August.  Bat found alive on a shared walkway near the front door of a house.

  23. Santa Clarita.  August.  Bat found alive in a swimming pool at a house.

  24. Santa Clarita.  August.  Bat found dead on the driveway of a home.

  25. Baldwin Park.  August.  Bat found alive clinging to the front door of a house. 

  26. Stevenson Ranch.  August.  Bat found flying around inside the bedroom of a house.

  27. Santa Clarita.  August.  Bat found dead in a dog's mouth in the backyard of a home.

  28. Pomona.  August.  Bat found alive in the backyard of a home.  Two stray cats were found playing with the bat. 

  29. Covina.  August.  Bat found alive clinging to the front porch outside of a home.

  30. Encino.  August.  Bat found alive in the outside hallway of an apartment complex.

  31. Santa Clarita.  August.  Bat found alive outside the front door of a home. 

  32. Stevenson Ranch.  August.  Bat found alive outside of a home. 

  33. San Fernando.  September.  Bat found alive clinging to a screen window of a house.

  34. Santa Clarita.  September.  Bat found dead clinging to the outside wall of a house.

  35. La Verne.  September. Cat brought a live bat in to a house. 

  36. Valencia (Santa Clarita).  September.  Bat found alive on the ground by the front door of a house. 

  37. Valencia (Santa Clarita).  September.  Bat found alive clinging to the wall beside the front door of a house. 

  38. Santa Clarita.  September.  Bat found dead on the side of a home. 

  39. Saugus (Santa Clarita).  September.  Bat found dead on the ground by the front door of a house. 

  40. Santa Clarita.  September.  Bat found alive in the common parking driveway of an apartment complex. 

  41. Santa Clarita.  September.  Bat found dead in a swimming pool.

  42. Woodland Hills.  September.  Bat found alive in a bedroom inside of a house.

  43. Newhall (Santa Clarita).  September.  Bat found alive on the backyard patio of a house.

  44. Mission Hills.  September.  Bat found alive in the backyard of a house by a stray cat. 

Map showing locations of rabid bats found in Los Angeles County from January to September 23, 2020

Map showing locations of rabid bats found in the Santa Clarita area of Los Angeles County from January to September 23, 2020

Found a bat in your home?

Learn more about bats and rabies in Los Angeles County

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

Los Angeles County Rabies Overview
Rabies Control Manual
Human rabies
2019 rabid bat map
2011 - 2015 rabid bat map 

Last updated: September 25, 2020

   
 
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