MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Residents in South Miami are on alert for rabies.READ MORE: Plans Moving Forward To Rebuild FIU Bridge That Collapsed, Killing 6
The Florida Department of Health has confirmed a fourth and fifth raccoon found in Miami-Dade County have tested positive for rabies.
These last two animals were found in the same Kendall neighborhood.READ MORE: Dine Out Takeout: Taste of the Town Returns With A Twist
As a result, the rabies alert in Miami-Dade will continue for another 60 days in the following areas:
Southwest 152nd Street to the south, Southwest 187th Street to the north, Southwest 117th Avenue to the west and Southwest 137th Avenue to the east.
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