The link below provides a decision-making tool for Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) along with protocol.
Ohio law requires that “Whenever an individual is bitten by a dog or other non-human mammal, report of such bite shall be made within twenty-four hours to the health commissioner of the district in which such bite occurred" (Ohio Administrative Code 3701-3-28).
To report an animal bite that happened in Mahoning County please call our office at 330-270-2855 option 2.
Rabies Vaccination Clinic:
Saturday, April 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Damascus Fire Department, 14860 S. Pricetown Road (State Route 534), Damascus, OH 44619
Cost is $8.00 per shot, CASH ONLY
No appointment necessary.
Bring proof of prior vaccination on or after April 13, 2018 to receive the 3 year booster. Without proof of prior vaccination, pet will receive a 1 year vaccination only.
Owners must have their pets on a leash, in a cage, or carried in a cloth pillowcase.
This is a low cost clinic that does not include a physical examination of the pet.
Veterinary staff reserves the right to not vaccinate a pet that appears to be in poor health.
Mahoning County Nuisance Trappers: