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1507, 2024

Mosquito Spraying Set for Marlboro Township

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District is informing residents within Marlboro Township that mosquito spraying will occur on Tuesday, July 16 as a result of a mosquito collection trap testing positive for West Nile [...]

905, 2024

SAFE Delaware To Kick Off Click It Or Ticket Campaign

DELAWARE, Oh. – The SAFE Delaware County Coalition along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Delaware Public Health District, and Delaware Area Career Center and are joining forces for the Click It or Ticket campaign, [...]

705, 2024

Health District Announces Healthy Communities Micro Grant Awards

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District’s (DPHD) Community Health Division announced today the funding award winners for the 2024 Healthy Communities Micro Grant program. The micro grant program received twelve project proposals from [...]

105, 2024

Board of Health Announces Sunbury Office Closing

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District Board of Health today announced the decision to close the Health District's Sunbury location effective May 31, 2024. The Board’s decision was made after evaluating the usage [...]

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It has been reported to us that a bat has tested positive for rabies in the Village of Ashley, Ashley, Ohio area. Please always take the following precautions if you or your family come in contact with a bat:

🦇 If you can, safely capture the bat then call the Health District at (740) 368-1700. If the bat can be safely captured, it can be euthanized and tested for rabies. Follow these instructions for safe capture: cdc.gov/rabies/bats/contact/capture.html
🦇 If you come into direct contact with a bat, talk with your doctor about appropriate care, especially if the animal cannot be submitted for testing.
🦇 If a pet comes into direct contact with a bat, please contact the Health District about appropriate quarantine and veterinarian care.
🦇 Keep your pets up to date on their rabies vaccinations.
It's important to note that bat bites can be so small they can go undetected, therefore a person asleep, impaired, mentally disabled or a child may not know they were bitten. If a bat is found in the same room with one of these individuals it is considered an exposure, and you should call your doctor for appropriate care.
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It has been reported to us that a bat has tested positive for rabies in the Village of Ashley, Ashley, Ohio area. Please always take the following precautions if you or your family come in contact with a bat:

🦇 If you can, safely capture the bat then call the Health District at (740) 368-1700. If the bat can be safely captured, it can be euthanized and tested for rabies. Follow these instructions for safe capture: cdc.gov/rabies/bats/contact/capture.html
🦇 If you come into direct contact with a bat, talk with your doctor about appropriate care, especially if the animal cannot be submitted for testing.
🦇 If a pet comes into direct contact with a bat, please contact the Health District about appropriate quarantine and veterinarian care.
🦇 Keep your pets up to date on their rabies vaccinations.
Its important to note that bat bites can be so small they can go undetected, therefore a person asleep, impaired, mentally disabled or a child may not know they were bitten. If a bat is found in the same room with one of these individuals it is considered an exposure, and you should call your doctor for appropriate care.

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Please note that "come in contact with a bat" doesn't include you simply saw one. Injured or downed bats can be reported to licensed wildlife rehabilitators. There is no reason to needlessly slaughter these beneficial animals for no reason.

I would have labeled this as a Bat Report. Robin could have assisted.

I wonder who gave it to the poor thing

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Mosquito spraying is set for tomorrow in Marlboro Township as a result of a trap testing positive for WNV.

Learn more here:
DelawareHealth.org/2024/07/15/mosquito-spraying-marlboro-twp
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Mosquito spraying is set for tomorrow in Marlboro Township as a result of a trap testing positive for WNV. 

Learn more here: 
DelawareHealth.org/2024/07/15/mosquito-spraying-marlboro-twp

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Get a free Naloxone overdose emergency kit through our mail order option or by simply walking into our Delaware office.
Click here to place a mail order: surveymonkey.com/r/freenarcan

Join us for a day packed with prizes, top-notch vendors, delicious food, and raffle prizes you won't want to miss! Whether you're expecting or already a parent, we've got everything to help you and your little one thrive. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for a day packed with prizes, top-notch vendors, delicious food, and raffle prizes you wont want to miss! Whether youre expecting or already a parent, weve got everything to help you and your little one thrive. See you there!

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You have a school supply checklist, but do you have your kiddo's vaccine checklist? Make sure they're protected this coming school year by scheduling any of their needed vaccinations! Call us at (740) 203-2040 or visit DelawareHealth.org!

Or come see us on July 25 and July 26 where we'll be providing vaccinations at the Willis Education Center for the annual Supplies for Scholars event.
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You have a school supply checklist, but do you have your kiddos vaccine checklist? Make sure theyre protected this coming school year by scheduling any of their needed vaccinations! Call us at (740) 203-2040 or visit DelawareHealth.org!

Or come see us on July 25 and July 26 where well be providing vaccinations at the Willis Education Center for the annual Supplies for Scholars event.

**UPDATE** Full day of clinic services now available on Thurs. (7/18) and Fri. (7/19).

Our clinic will be closed all day on Monday, July 15 and until 2pm Tuesday-Friday for clinical staff training. Walk-ins will be welcome July 16-19 after 2pm.
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**UPDATE** Full day of clinic services now available on Thurs. (7/18) and Fri. (7/19). 

Our clinic will be closed all day on Monday, July 15 and until 2pm Tuesday-Friday for clinical staff training. Walk-ins will be welcome July 16-19 after 2pm.
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