Rabies Alert in Edgewater

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Rabies Alert in Edgewater:
What You Need to Know

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has issued a rabies alert

after a raccoon found in the Edgewater community tested positive for rabies.

The raccoon was found near the 1500 block of Mayfield Road in the Woodland Beach area.

The symptoms of rabies can vary depending on the species of animal that is infected.

In general, symptoms of rabies include:
* Changes in behavior, such as becoming aggressive or withdrawn
* Loss of appetite
* Fever
* Paralysis

Rabies is a serious disease, but it is preventable. By taking steps to protect yourself and your pets, you can help keep rabies at bay.

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