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Rabies Vaccine Bait Distribution set to Start April 20

Spring rabies vaccine bait distribution is set to start on April 20. For approximately four weeks, bait will be distributed across seven Cape towns: Sandwich, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster and Harwich.

The vaccine distribution, a partnership between the Cape Cod Rabies Task Force, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the US Department of Agriculture/Wildlife Services is intended to control raccoon rabies on Cape Cod.