County Executive Adam Bello Announces Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday, September 13

September 9th, 2022

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The clinic is open to dogs, cats and domestic ferrets at least three months old.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced that the Department of Public Health will hold a free Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13th at Norton Village, 350 Waring Road, Rochester 14609.

“Making sure our companion animals are vaccinated against rabies is key to Public Health,” said County Executive Bello. “I encourage everyone to take advantage of this free resource to protect your dog, cat or ferret from serious illness.”

To ensure the safety of staff and others on site, all dogs must be on leashes. Cats and domestic ferrets must be in carriers. Vaccinations will be good for three years for pets with proof of prior immunization. For those pets without proof of previous vaccination, it will be good for one year.

Eligible pets must be at least three months of age.

State law requires cats, dogs and domestic ferrets to be vaccinated for rabies by the age of four months. Owners can be fined up to $200 if they fail to get their pets vaccinated and keep them up-to- date.

For more information about pet vaccination clinics, call (585) 753-5171 or visit