Animal Bites & Scratches
What should you do if you’re bitten and/or scratched by an animal?
If you have been bitten or scratched by an animal, please follow the steps below:
Wash the affected area thoroughly with soap and water.
Seek medical attention (see a doctor) as soon as possible.
Call and report the animal bite/scratch incident to Public Health Sudbury & Districts:
- Phone: 705.522.9200 (1.866.522.9200 toll-free)
- Fax: 705.677.9607
Call and report the incident to the Rainbow District Animal Control and Shelter Services:
- 705.673.3647 (DOGS) or 1.800.836.6661
For more information on rabies or to speak to a public health inspector, call:
- 1.866.522.9200 (toll-free)
This item was last modified on September 24, 2020