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Information for Rabies Professionals

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  • Information for All Professionals
  • Rabies Prevention and Control in Florida Guidance and Resources
  • Information for Health Care Providers
  • County Health Departments and Animal Control
  • Translated Materials

Rabies Prevention and Control Guidance Documents

Rabies Advisory Committee Position Statements

Rabies Background Virus Information

Rabies Exposure and Risk Assessment

Rabies Animal Management

Rabies Prevention and Control Resource Documents

List of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Definitions

Rabies Contacts

Florida Rabies-Related Statutes and Administrative Codes

Management of Human Patients with Possible Rabies Exposure

Decision Tree for Healthcare Providers

Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Administration Guidance and Schedule for Healthcare Providers and Patient Handout

Model County Health Department Rabies PEP Refusal Letter

Confidential Rabies Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Report Form

Rabies and Wildlife Pets

What You Should Know About Rabies (Rabies FAQs)

Model Memorandum of Agreement for Rabies Control Activities (for County Health Departments and Animal Control Agencies)

USDA-Approved Animal Rabies Vaccines

NASPHV Rabies Vaccination Certificate

Disclaimer Rabies Vaccination of Wild Animal or Wild Animal Hybrid

Model Letter to Victim, to Animal Owner, and Rabies Program Home Confinement Agreement Form
English - Spanish - Creole

Management of Animal Patients Exposed to Known or Potentially Rabid Animals; Public Health Guidelines for Florida Veterinarians

Agreement for Confinement at a Veterinary Facility

DOH Bureau of Public Health Laboratories Rabies Test Form and Contacts

Rabies Bureau of Public Health Laboratories Submission Regions

Animal Bite Report Form

Rabies Awareness Template Press Release

Rabies Alert Template Press Release

Lift Rabies Alert Template Press Release

Issues to be Addressed in Government-Sponsored Oral Rabies Vaccine Proposal

Template Racoon Relocation Letter

Previous Rabies Prevention and Control Guidebooks

Rabies Prevention and Control in Florida, 2014 Guidebook

Rabies Prevention and Control in Florida, 2008 Guidebook

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