ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Officials with the Florida Department of Health said a rabies alert was issued near Epcot on Monday after a cat that scratched two Disney workers tested positive for rabies.
This is a 60-day alert issued for the area around the intersection of Interstate 4 and Epcot Center Drive, according to the Department of Health.
Officials are asking people to avoid:
- Feral cats
- Stray dogs
Anyone who was bitten or scratched by a cat in the area should seek medical attention or contact Orange County Animal Services at 407-254-9150.
The Department of Health is asking people check the following:
- Make sure pets have current rabies immunizations
- Secure garbage outside
- Clear pet food outside
Anyone with questions about this issue can also call Animal Services at 407-254-9150.