3rd rabid bat confirmed in Lake County

June 1, 2010 3:39:41 PM PDT
There are now three confirmed cases of rabid bats in Lake County this year.

The health department there says a rabid bat was found in a Fox Lake home last week. On May 12, another one was discovered in a church in Grayslake. The first rabid bat was found May 7 in Beach Park.

The Lake County Health Department warns people not to touch any bats they might find.

Anyone who comes in contact with a bat should call the health department.