Warmer Weather Brings Increase in Bats Found Indoors
Bats found in the home need to be handled with care
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Most bats are harmless, but a few carry rabies, a deadly disease that bats can pass on to humans through small bites and scratches. With the higher temps and windows being left open, some residents are waking up to find uninvited house guests. Just this week, eight individuals in Snohomish County were recommended to begin preventative treatments because of potential exposure to bats that tested positive for rabies.
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