Rabid Bat Prompts Health Warning
Orange County public health officials are warning residents to steer clear of bats, be aware that an untreated bite from a rabid bat is nearly always fatal and contact the county Health Care Agency if you come in contact with one of Master Bruce Wayne's cousins.
This comes after a rabid bat was found in a San Juan Capistrano neighborhood.
There are no reports anyone was bitten by the bat discovered Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. near Village and Marina Roads.
However, parents have been urged to ask their children if they encountered the bat while walking home from school or playing in the area.
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If you came in contact with a bat, call the Orange County Health Care Agency at 714. 834.8180.
A nurse on the other end of the line can determine your risk of having contracted rabies and/or becoming a bloodthirsty creature of the night.
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