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Kyle rabies alert follows rabid bat discovery

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Officials in Kyle issued a rabies alert after a rabid bat was discovered.

Officials say a dead bat was discovered on Aug. 14 around 9 a.m. on the sidewalk of a building at 100 W Center Street in Kyle.

Department of State Health Services tested the bat and found that it was positive for rabies.

Anyone who may have come in physical contact with the bat is urged to call Kyle Animal Control at 512-268-8800 or the Department of State health Services at 254-778-6744.

Officials urge everyone to never touch or handle a grounded bat.

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