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Guidance Document Information
Title Virginia Guidelines for Rabies Prevention and Control
Document ID EPI-302
Summary This document, including the attachments, constitutes the rabies prevention and control policy for Virginia. Legal authority for actions related to rabies is found in the Code of Virginia (Attachment 1). Virginia is also in the process of promulgating regulations for rabies prevention and control. Attachment 1 lists rabies related topics and corresponding Code Sections.
Effective Date 9/1/2017
pdf View document text     Posted On 12/29/2017                 Document on Town Hall
Explanation or Citations Two other documents were used as background for these guidelines: Attachment 2. Human Rabies Prevention – United States, 2008, Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services ( and Attachment 3. Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control published annually.

This document applies to the following chapters
[12 VAC 5-105] Rabies Regulations

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