Rabid Bats Recently Found in US Homes
As we head into fall, we can expect to see more bat activity, as baby bats are now flying, and it’s not until late fall that they will find a spot to hibernate for the winter.
Bats support our ecosystem[...] Read more
At this time of year, between May – July (depending on the region), female bats give birth to their babies. These baby bats will join the bat population, which makes up an estimated 20% of all mammals worldwide!
What is a bab[...] Read more
Man in Missouri Bitten by a Rabid Bat On Wednesday, April 27, a man in St. Louis County, Missouri, was bitten by a bat that later tested positive for rabies.
The man had seen the bat being attacked by a bird and had tried to res[...] Read more
You may remember the almost non-stop news coverage. It started at a community hospital in the charming and quaint town of Rockingham, North Carolina. A bat infestation escalated until the Joint Commission forced the hospital to shut down, trans[...] Read more
Pest management is an integral part of maintaining a healthy hospital environment. Unfortunately, many hospitals underestimate the threat posed by bats, the second most common group of mammals after rodents. Did you know hospitals across the co[...] Read more
Nurse Loses Lawsuit After a Bat Encounter Inside a Hospital Leads to Post-Exposure Rabies Shots. We were concerned to read a report from Ottawa, Canada, that a bat had been found on the Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital.
A nurs[...] Read more
SEARCH FOR KIDS SEEN HANDLING A RABID BAT On February 28th in Corona Towne, California, two boys between 11-12 years of age were seen handling a bat that later tested positive for rabies.
Why the concern? Rabies is spread through a[...] Read more
Here’s an interesting case from Canada that we caught wind of, a couple bought a home in Prince George, B.C. After they moved in, they found a bat colony inside the walls of their master bedroom. The previous couple had lived happily with[...] Read more
Rabid Bat Found in Dillon County, South Carolina – One Cat Exposed. Unfortunately more rabid bat occurrences are happening across the USA this year.
In the latest case from South Carolina, no people are known to have been exp[...] Read more
Some may ask, is there really a difference between the commercial bat removal and residential bat removal? The answer is a firm YES, and we will show why we feel so strongly about this in the following blog.
Let’s tackle the first di[...] Read more