Health officials warn residents captured raccoon tested positive for rabies

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Health officials in Cumberland County are warning Vineland residents following a second confirmed case of rabies in the town in just one month.

According to officials, a raccoon captured at a North Delsea Drive mobile home park tested positive for the disease.

Officials say back on Oct. 28, a woman was attacked by a fox in the yard of her Maurice River Parkway home, which is around 5 miles away from where the raccoon was trapped.

If you see an animal you think has rabies, keep your distance and contact animal control at 856-691-4111.

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