McHenry Co. leads state with 9 rabid bats

July 29, 2008 8:24:49 PM PDT
The McHenry County health department says it has located more rabid bats than any other county in the state. So far officials in the county say nine rabid bats have been found and more than 30 people have received rabies treatments as a precaution.

Rabid bats also have been found in Crystal Lake, Woodstock and Island Lake.

There have been 33 rabid bats found statewide this year.