Information for Healthcare Professionals


If you have questions regarding a patient with a possible rabies exposure, please call the Fairfax County Health Department Rabies Coordinator at 703-246-2433

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Information
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Veterinarians

Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Reminders

  • Call the Rabies Coordinator at 703-246-2433 for help with exposure assessment.
  • Call Fairfax County Animal Control
    at 703-691-2131 to report animal bites.
  • Determine if the biting animal can be quarantined before giving PEP.
  • Rabies immune globulin should not be given to previously vaccinated people.
  • Report PEP using the Epi-1 form or by calling 703-246-2433.
  • TTY phone number is
    711


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