Health officials issue rabies warning

MINT HILL, NC (WBTV) - The Mecklenburg County Health Department issued a rabies warning Thursday for neighbors in the Mint Hill area.

Officials say a rabid dog was identified on Stem Court in the Holly Hills neighborhood of Mint Hill. That's zip code 28227.

The dog was identified as rabid within the last week. Officials believe the dog came into contact with some form of wildlife, and contracted the disease.

If you notice an animal acting strangely, call 311 and ask for Animal Control. If you believe your pet has been exposed, call the Health Department at (704) 353-1270 for advice.

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