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County offering free rabies clinics in 2019 starting January 12

County offering free rabiesclinics in 2019 starting January 12

(Sewell, NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholder Director RobertM. Damminger and Freeholder Jim Jefferson said that the Department of Healthand Human Services will hold Rabies Clinics in 2019 starting in early Jan. andlasting until April, offering free rabies shots for pets.

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Rabies is adangerous disease that can infect our pets, and lead to pets infecting humans.These free clinics offer a way for pet owners to easily comply with rabiesvaccine updates and protect our pets and our communities from this disease." 

Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Department ofHealth and Human Services, said, “While rabies is rare in cats and dogs, it iswidely present in other animal populations such as bats and raccoons, who canbite and infect pets. These clinics are convenient and residents attend anylocation they choose.” 

Clinics will take place on the following days at thefollowing locations: 

Saturday, Jan. 12
9 to 10:30 a.m.
Friendship Fire Department
29 Delaware Street, Woodbury 

Saturday, Jan. 12
10 to 11:30 a.m.
741 Helen Avenue, Woodbury Heights* notechange in location 

Saturday, Jan. 26
9 to 11 a.m.
Public Works
Washington Avenue, Clayton 

Saturday, Jan. 26
10 a.m. to noon
Public Works
97 East Rattling Run, East Greenwich 

Saturday, Jan. 26
noon to 2 p.m.
Public Works
1040 Glassboro Road, Monroe Township 

Saturday, Feb. 2
10 a.m. to noon
Township Municipal Garage
680 Whig Lane, Elk Township

Saturday, Feb. 2
9 to 10 a.m. (cats)
10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. (dogs)
234 Broad Street, Franklin

Saturday, Feb. 2
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
1 McClure Drive, Washington Twp.

Saturday, Feb. 2
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Public Works Garage
114 Crown Point Road, Westville 

Saturday, Feb. 23
9 a.m. to noon
1200 Memorial Ave., Greenwich 

Saturday, March 2
noon to 2 p.m.
Highway Department
125 Grove Street, Glassboro 

Saturday, March 2
9 to 11 a.m.
Harrison Township Public Works
151 Colson Lane, Harrison Township 

Saturday, March 2
1 to 3 p.m.
Municipal Building Complex
125 Main Street, Logan 

Saturday, March 2
9 a.m. to noon
West Deptford Public Works Garage
124 Grove Avenue, West Deptford 

Saturday, March 9
10 to 12 p.m.
Borough Garage
300 Baird Avenue, Paulsboro 

Saturday, March 9
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Pitman Public Works
599 Elwood Avenue, Pitman 

Saturday, March 16
9 to 10:30 a.m.
Public Works Yard
407 Main Street, Mantua 

Saturday, March 16
10 a.m. to noon
Raccoon Valley Animal Hospital
301 Bridgeton Pike, South Harrison 

Saturday, March 16
1 to 3 p.m.
Woolwich/Swedesboro Fire Station
1517 Kings Highway, Swedesboro/Woolwich 

Saturday, March 16
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wenonah Firehouse
14 South West Ave., Wenonah 

Saturday, April 27
9 to 10:30 a.m.
Public Works Garage
1702 Hurffville Road, Deptford 

For questions contact the Gloucester County Department ofHealth at (856) 218-4101.