Update: Changes to Rabies Animal Incident Reporting Form

Advisory Alert

February 23, 2024

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To: Local Health System Partners


Changes to the Rabies Animal Incident Reporting Form

This Advisory Alert is to notify local health system partners that there has been an update to the Animal Incident Reporting Form (fillable PDF, printable PDF).

The changes have been made to benefit community health care providers, patients, and Public Health by streamlining the reporting form to prevent incorrect or missing information, which can cause delays in potential rabies exposure investigations.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is asking for your assistance by using this updated form (fillable PDF, printable PDF) when reporting animal incidents and to discontinue the use of any old forms you may have.

To report a human exposure, or suspected or confirmed case of human rabies:

If you have any questions with this advisory alert, please do not hesitate to contact Public Health Sudbury & Districts.

We thank you in advance for your cooperation.


Original Signed By

Dr. Marlene Spruyt

Acting Medical Officer of Health

On behalf of Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health and Chief Executive Officer

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This item was last modified on February 23, 2024