Maryland law, COMAR, mandates that all animal bites or non-bite exposures be reported immediately to the Frederick County Animal Control Center. Individuals that know of a dog, cat or other warm blooded animals that has bitten, scratched or otherwise exposed an individual to a possible rabies infection must contact Animal Control immediately to report this exposure. This includes health care providers as well as community members.
Contact Animal Control at 301-600-1544 or for emergencies only 301-600-1603.
Contact the Frederick County Health Department with questions about prevention and
transmission, pre-exposure rabies vaccine and post-exposure rabies vaccine at 301-600-3342.