Thursday, January 13, 2022

Orwigsburg Police Warn Residents About Possible Rabid Animal


The Orwigsburg Police Department is warning residents about an animal that possibly has rabies in the area.

The Department says it has received information about a possible rabid coyote in the Ridgeview section of town. 

If you see this animal, contact the Schuylkill County Communications Center immediately at 570-628-3792. DO NOT APPROACH THE ANIMAL!

Police say a rabid coyote may be diurnal, have tremors, uncontrolled salivation, and no fear of people.
 
Police are working with the Pennsylvania Game Commission on the matter.

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