Rabid bat found on Ballard sidewalk

Seattle-King County Health Department wants to know if you came in contact with a bat on the sidewalk at Ballard Ave. and 22nd Ave. NW on Sunday.

A witness told Seattle Animal Shelter that a woman picked up the bat and moved it off the sidewalk. The animal was alive at the time, and it subsequently tested positive for rabies. The woman was not identified.

“Rabies is treatable if caught before symptoms appear, so identifying anyone who has had contact with the bat as soon as possible is important,” said Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer. “Contact includes touching a bat, being bitten, scratched, or any other bare skin contact with a bat or its saliva.”

If you may have had contact with the bat – even if not bitten – you’re asked to call the health department at 206-296-4774 to determine if rabies treatment is necessary.

(File photo from the Public Health Department of Seattle-King County)


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Dan Strauss's Luscious Lips
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Dan Strauss's Luscious Lips

Truth, they found your wife again. Call now.

Truth
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Truth

Aww Pookie, did Dan reject your advances during the town hall yesterday?

Poor Pookie! Hugs and kisses.

xoxoxo

moej0j0j0
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moej0j0j0

Paging Darwin! Darwin, please report to Ballard. Thank you.

Dan Strauss's Luscious Lips
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Dan Strauss's Luscious Lips

The theory of evolution by natural selection is a white supremacist, colonial, patriarchal & capitalist construct.

True knowledge is found in our feelings.

moej0j0j0
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moej0j0j0

Ok. :|

coryclassic
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coryclassic

Maybe she will now start to fight our runaway crime as batgirl.

neighborhood
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neighborhood

This is very unfortunate. I’m she thought she was doing good, but highlights her naivety.

terryj
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terryj

Finally Mayor Durkin comes to Ballard.

Paintking
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Paintking

Pretty sure Jenny is pro-bat. Anything to go against the grain for her and her gal pals.

RoscoeRock
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RoscoeRock

Hopefully not carrying a new strain of the Wuhan Virus

bobbyv
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bobbyv

22 ave nw and what was the cross street !

Pork Pie
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Pork Pie

Ballard Ave, Mr. Reading Comprehension

bobbyv
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bobbyv

If there was one Rabid bat could there be more Rabid bats or other animals in the area ???

Pork Pie
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Pork Pie

Dozens! Report to the bunker immediately.

bobbyv
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bobbyv

(Porky) I worry about kids finding a rabid animal !

terryj
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terryj

there was an alert put out by animal control and KOMO that 3 people have been carried away by the Bat leader, you must wear a mask to keep them at bay. I guess they meant the Bay theatre , i thought that was closed

adele991
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adele991

That’s scary! Don’t let it away.
animal crossing

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Paintking
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Paintking

Bat Lives Matter.

Dan Strauss's Luscious Lips
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Dan Strauss's Luscious Lips

Does your family know you’re a specist?

Blunderbuss
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Blunderbuss

I don’t know … I’m thinking that the lederhosen spam in this thread was eerily appropriate. I, for one, have never heard of anyone wearing lederhosen being bitten by a bat.

Lizzy the Lezzy
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Lizzy the Lezzy

Do they wear lederhosen in Transylvania???

terryj
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terryj

do you lezzie :):0

Lizzy the Lezzy
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Lizzy the Lezzy

homophobe POS

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