Two Bats Test Positive for Rabies in Great Falls

In the past week, two bats submitted from the city of Great Falls have tested positive for the Rabies virus at the Montana Department of Livestock Diagnostic Lab in Bozeman. Previously, 23 animals have tested positive for Rabies in Cascade County since 1983: 19…

CCHD Reminds Residents to Avoid Bats

The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) wants to remind people to exercise caution around wild animals, especially bats. “Bats are beneficial in many ways, including insect control, but are also known to be carriers of rabies in Montana,” says Laura Brusky, Environmental Health Sanitarian…