QA officials warn of rabid raccoon attack

CHESTER — Officials from Queen Anne’s County Health Department and the Department of Emergency Services warn residents to be aware of a recent attack by a rabid raccoon in Queen Anne’s County.

“Although rare this most recent incident was an unprovoked attack on a resident by a suspected rabid raccoon. This occurred in the Chester area, but we urge all our residents to take precautions,” said Dr. Joseph Ciotola, Queen Anne’s Health Officer.

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