Bite Report Form
a report was not filled out in the ER or physician's office, print this
form out, fill it in, and fax the first page only to 812-738-4292.
ANIMAL BITES! According to Indiana Law, all animal bites
are to be reported to the local Health Department. If you are bitten by any animal,
whether a pet, stray, or wild animal:
THE INCIDENT by calling (812) 738-3237.
The biting animal must be quarantined for 10
days (this can be done at the animal's home) and checked for annual rabies vaccines.
to State law, any dog, cat, or ferret 3 months of age or older must be
vaccinated against rabies with an annual or triennial rabies vaccine by a
If the animal has not had its
rabies shot, the owner will be given 10 additional days to get it.
Randall Benham from Cornerstone Animal Clinic in Irvington, KY, offers
rabies shots the first Saturday of every month at Tractor
Supply in Corydon, 9 am to noon! Cost of rabies shot: $10. Call 812-734-0296
if you have further questions.
Wild animals or strays may be tested for rabies if necessary.