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Oro Valley on alert for rabid skunk

Posted at 7:01 AM, Apr 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-26 10:07:25-04

Oro Valley residents should be on alert for a rabid skunk, health officials say.

According to the Pima County Health Department, a skunk that tested positive for rabies was found April 20 near Pusch View Lane and Oracle Road. Officials don't know how long the skunk was in the area.

If you or your pet comes in contact with the skunk, you should call the department at 724-7797.