Rabid bat found in Kyle

STAFF REPORT

A live bat found on the front porch of a Kyle home on Monday has tested positive for rabies.

According to a City of Kyle press release, the bat was found at approximately 7:30 p.m. on the night of September 15. It was found on the front porch of a home in the 100 block of Primrose Boulevard in Kyle.

The bat was found to be positive for rabies after a test conducted by the Department of State Health Services.

If you think that you or someone you know may have come in physical contact with this animal, please contact Kyle Animal Control at 512.268.3232 or Department of State Health Services, Zoonosis Control at 254.778.6744.

Official remind citizens to avoid touching or handling grounded bats.

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