• 3 Ottawa Co. bats test positive for rabies

    3 days ago - By Wood TV

    HOLLAND, Mich. - Public health officials are warning residents to be careful after three bats tested positive for rabies in Ottawa County.
    Two bats were found in the Holland area and one was in the Hudsonville area, the Ottawa County Department of Public Health said in a Friday release.
    Before those three bats tested positive, there were only two known cases of rabies in the county in the past five years.
    Bats - which tend to be most active from May to September - can pass rabies on to humans and other animals through a bite or scratch if they are infected. Rabies can be fatal for...
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