Wyoming County Report

Local News

March 29, 2010

Animal clinic to provide $5 rabies shots

PIINEVILLE — The Wyoming County Small Animal Clinic will provide the rabies vaccinations for $5 per shot during the clinics.

Other vaccinations will be available at reduced rates as well.

With an upswing in the number of rabies cases in the eastern portion of West Virginia, officials want to work to protect the local pet population and in turn the public health, explained Fred Cox, county sanitarian.

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On Saturday, May 8, local clinics will be held as follows:

8:15-8:45 a.m. at Mullens Opportunity Center, Rt. 16;

9-10 a.m. at Tralee transfer station, W. Va. Rt. 10;

10:40-11:20 a.m. at Milam Creek Picnic Shelter, McGraws;

12-1 p.m. at Pineville Middle School football field, Rt. 10;

1:45-2:45 p.m. at Baileysville transfer station;

3:30-4 p.m. at Cyclone Fire Department;

4:30-5:15 p.m. at Gilliland Park shelter, Oceana.

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Additional sponsors include the Wyoming County Commission, Wyoming County Health Department, and Wyoming County Animal Control.

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