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Rabies clinic set for May 12-19
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The Rabies Clinic Schedule has been released by the Warren County Health Department. The dates are May 12-19 with varying times.
The clinic, which is usually held in April, is one month later this year.
“I know people are a worried about the one-month delay,” said McMinnville Animal Control officer David Denton. “There is no need to worry, unless you did not get your animal vaccinated last year. Then, I would worry.”
Rabies Clinic Schedule:
• May 12 — Town and Country Animal Hospital, 8 a.m. to noon; Sparta Road Veterinary Clinic, 9-11 a.m.; McMinnville Animal Clinic, 9 a.m. to noon.
• May 14 — Campaign Market, 4:15-5 p.m.; Jacksboro Community Center, 5-5:30 p.m.; Rock Island Market, 4:30-5 p.m.; Dibrell, 5-5:30 p.m.; Moore’s College, 5:45-6 p.m.
• May 15 — Old Centertown Elementary School, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Viola Service Station, 5-5:30 p.m.; Brookside Community Center Headstart Facility, 5:45-6 p.m.
• May 16 — Schrock’s Store, 4:30-5 p.m.; Irving College School, 4:30-5 p.m.; Fairview Community Center, 5:15-5:45 p.m.
• May 17 — Farmers Market, 5-6 p.m. and Blues Hill Market, 4:15-5 p.m.
• May 18 — Lucky Community Center, 4:30-5 p.m.; Warren County Livestock Barn, 5:15-6 p.m.; Covenant Fellowship Church, 4:30-4:45 p.m.; Morrison Ruritan, 5-5:30 p.m.
• May 19 — McMinnville Animal Care, 9 a.m. to noon; Town and Country Animal Hospital, 8-11:30 a.m.; Sparta Road Veterinary Clinic, 9 a.m. to noon.
The event is co-sponsored by Warren County Health Department, as well as the participating veterinarians — Dr. Sam Young of Sparta Road Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Gene Maxwell of Town and Country Animal Hospital, Dr. Amy Everett of McMinnville Animal Care, and Dr. John Malone of McMinnville Animal Clinic.
The cost will be $8 per animal for a one-year vaccination at the clinics. Participating veterinarians will also honor the reduced price of $8 in their offices during rabies clinic week May 12-19.
State law requires all cats and dogs over 3 months old be vaccinated. For more information, call the Health Department at 473-8468, or stop by or call one of the participating veterinarian’s offices.