Animals That Tested Positive for Rabies in Erie County (Previous Years)

Updated 11/30/2021

Number of Animals Found Positive for Rabies in 2021
Type of Animal Number Positive
Bat 19
Cat  
Deer  
Dog  
Fox 1
Raccoon 3
Skunk  
Woodchuck  
Cattle  
Sheep  
   
Total  23

Count

Date Reported Positive

Animal

Township

1 04/08/2021 Bat Orchard Park
2 04/14/2021 *Raccoon Newstead
3 05/12/2021 Bat Orchard Park
4 05/12/2021 Bat Angola
5 05/21/2021 Bat Elma
6 05/24/2021 Bat Buffalo
7 05/24/2021 Bat Buffalo
8 05/27/2021 Bat Wales
9 06/21/2021 Bat Buffalo
10 06/29/2021 Bat Tonawanda
11 07/22/2021 *Raccoon Newstead
12 08/04/2021 Bat Amherst
13 08/11/2021 *Fox Elma
14 08/13/2021 *Raccoon Aurora
15 08/16/2021 Bat Buffalo
16 08/23/2021 Bat Aurora
17 08/26/2021 Bat Buffalo
18 08/31/2021 Bat Buffalo
19 08/31/2021 Bat Buffalo
20 09/28/2021 Bat Depew
21 09/30/2021 Bat Buffalo
22 10/14/2021 Bat East Aurora
23 11/30/2021 Bat Buffalo

*Specimen preparation done by Cornell University, Investigation done by Erie County

 

Updated 11/02/2020

Number of Animals Found Positive for Rabies in 2020
Type of Animal Number Positive
Bat 19
Cat  
Deer  
Dog  
Fox 1
Raccoon 3
Skunk 1
Woodchuck  
Cattle  
Sheep  
   
Total  24

Count

Date Reported Positive

Animal

Township

1 05/28/2020 Bat Orchard Park
2 06/01/2020 Bat Grand Island
3 06/16/2020 Bat Buffalo
4 06/18/2020 Bat Lancaster
5 06/23/2020 Bat Hamburg
6 06/30/2020 Bat Buffalo
7 07/03/2020

*Fox

Lancaster
8 07/08/2020

Raccoon

Newstead
9 07/09/2020

Bat

Amherst
10 07/22/2020

Racoon

Akron
11 07/28/2020

Bat

Tonawanda
12 08/04/2020

Bat

Clarence Center
13 08/19/2020

Bat

Cheektowaga
14 08/19/2020

Bat

Buffalo
15 08/25/2020

Bat

Buffalo
16 08/25/2020

Bat

Amherst
17* 08/28/2020

Raccoon

Buffalo
18 08/28/2020

Bat

Tonawanda
19 09/01/2020

Bat

Buffalo
20 09/23/2020

Bat

Tonawanda
21 09/30/2020

Bat

Clarence
22 09/30/2020

Bat

North Collins
23 10/16/2020

Bat

Lancaster
24 11/02/2020

Skunk

Williamsville

*Specimen preparation done by Cornell University, Investigation done by Erie County

 

Updated 11/26/2019

Number of Animals Found Positive for Rabies in 2019
Type of Animal Number Positive
Bat 18
Cat  
Deer  
Dog  
Fox  
Raccoon 6
Skunk  
Woodchuck  
Cattle  
Sheep  
   
Total  24

Count

Date Reported Positive

Animal

Township

1 01/18/2019 Bat Buffalo
2 02/25/2019 *Raccoon Irving
3 03/04/2019 Bat Buffalo
4 03/13/2019 Bat Buffalo
5 03/20/2019 Raccoon Concord
6 06/13/2019 Raccoon Marilla
7 06/24/2019 Raccoon Concord
8 07/12/2019 Bat Lancaster
9 07/23/2019 Bat Grand Island
10 07/26/2019 Raccoon Chaffee
11 07/29/2019 Bat Amherst
12 07/30/2019 Bat Grand Island
13 08/06/2019 Bat East Amherst
14 08/21/2019 Bat Concord
15 09/04/2019 Bat Tonawanda
16 09/05/2019 Bat Tonawanda
17 09/06/2019 Bat Tonawanda
18 09/11/2019 Bat Buffalo
19 09/20/2019 Bat Orchard Park
20 09/27/2019 Bat Buffalo
21 09/27/2019 Bat Lancaster
22 09/30/2019 Raccoon Alden
23 10/02/2019 Bat Buffalo
24 11/26/2019 Bat Hamburg

 *Investigation and specimen preparation done by Erie County for the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation.

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06/17/2022 - 2:19 pm