There is a Rabies Quarantine in Effect for Parts of Borger
If you are a pet owner in Borger, this is news you need to know. According to a press release posted on the City of Borger's Facebook page, there is a confirmed case of rabies leading to a quarantine.
According to the Facebook post, the quarantine came into effect as a skunk was displaying rabies-like symptoms. The skunk was sent for testing.
The test came back yesterday confirming a case of rabies in the area, prompting the quarantine.
The quarantine will last for 180 days, and officials will be setting traps. If you are a pet owner, you'll want to keep careful watch on your pet.
Also, make sure they are up to date on their vaccinations.
If you live in the affected area, you are encouraged to place traps on your property to help with the quarantine. You can also call to have a trap placed on your property. Call (806) 273-0973.