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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Now Scheduling Appointments for the next Drive Through Rabies Clinic

Rabies Clinic DWP 5-2022

Washington County Public Health is now scheduling appointments for the next "Drive-Through" Rabies Clinic.  The Clinic will be by appointment only and will be held on Saturday, May 21st at the Washington County DPW Building #203 at the Municipal Complex, 399 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828.   

You MUST register for the Clinic: Registration will take place Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm by calling 518-746- 2400. Registration will begin Wednesday, May 5th and end on Wednesday May 18th at 3:30pm or sooner, if appointments are filled before then.

Check the schedule for future dates and locations. 2022 Rabies Schedule PDF

Visit the Washington County Public Health Rabies Page for directions and Traffic Flow. 

Keep the following in mind if you attend the Rabies Clinics:

  • Clinic is By Appointment ONLY.
  • Masks are required and should be worn the entire time.
  • Do not arrive earlier than 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. 
  • Must stay in vehicle until instructed to get pet out.
  • Pets/Owners are not allowed to walk around at the clinic site.
  • Have pets relieve themselves before arriving to clinic. 
  • Proof of their previous vaccination will need to be provided prior to clinic. (Tags do not count as proof of vaccination, you need the paperwork.)  Note: You can still register if you don't have the paperwork, however, your vaccination will be marked as a 1 year vaccination until you send proof of the previous vaccination.  Once proof of previous vaccination is produced, the vaccination will be changed to a 3 year vaccination.
  • Leave pets in your vehicle until it is their turn for vaccination.
  • All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.
  • All Dogs and Cats should be vaccinated against rabies @ 3 months of age and re-vaccinated one year later, then every three years thereafter.
  • Ferrets should be vaccinated against rabies @ 3 months of age and re-vaccinated yearly thereafter.

All Rabies Clinics are Free, but donations are accepted. 

Washington County Public Health Rabies Page
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