BOSTON (CBS) – A rabid skunk at Six Flags New England has prompted an alert from health officials.
On July 31, a skunk bit a woman in the foot at the Agawam amusement park.READ MORE: Spurs Best Celtics 96-88 Despite Blowing 24-Point Lead
The skunk, which was captured, tested positive for rabies.READ MORE: Moderna Seeks To Develop Variant-Specific Boosters For COVID-19 Mutations Like Omicron
The state’s DPH is warning anyone who visited the park and was bitten or scratched by a skunk between July 21 and July 31 to immediately contact their healthcare provider.MORE NEWS: Gov. Charlie Baker Says Biden's Air Travel Restrictions Are 'The Right Move'
Health officials say only people with direct exposure to skunk saliva are at risk for rabies.