NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to N.C.G.S. 130A-39 the Albemarle Regional Health Services District Board of Health (the "Board") the governing body of Albemarle Regional Health Services ("District Health Department") is providing notice that it plans to consider a rule for postexposure management of dogs and cats recommended by the NC Division of Public Health, at its regular meeting to be held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Pasquotank County Health Department office located at 711 Roanoke Avenue in Elizabeth City, NC 27909.
The proposed rule will allow the District Health Department to follow the recommendations and guidelines for rabies postexposure management of dogs and cats specified by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians in the 2016 edition of the Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control (Part 1.B.5: Postexposure Management). These provisions of the Compendium shall be the required control measure pursuant to G.S. 130A-197. This rule will become effective upon adoption.
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