Oral Rabies Programs


Fairfax County Oral Rabies Program - (2000 - 2002). Historical information on the pilot program for wildlife vaccination in Fairfax County from 2000 to 2002. On June 30, 2002, the Board of Supervisors terminated the Fairfax County Oral Rabies Vaccine Program due to budget cuts for fiscal year 2003. Oral rabies vaccine is no longer distributed nor is available to the public. The historical information is provided as an overview of the program and resource for other researchers.

Virginia Oral Rabies program - The Oral Rabies Vaccination Program is a program for the immunization of raccoons in the wild. The purpose of the program is to create a barrier to prevent raccoon rabies from spreading further west. The ORV Program is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other organizations. This link connects to current active ORV programs in Virginia.

Oral rabies vaccination programs in other states and counties
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas Department of Health, Zoonosis Control Division
Wadsworth-Rabies Laboratory


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