Rabies vaccine clinic planned Saturday at Berlin fire station

Rabies vaccine clinic planned Saturday at Berlin fire station


Mahoning County District Board of Health is offering a rabies vaccination clinic, in partnership with veterinarian Dr. Lisa Kurtz and East Park Veterinary Clinic in Columbiana, for dogs, cats, and ferrets from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Berlin Township Fire Station, 15801 W. Akron-Canfield Road.

No appointment is needed. The cost is $6 per shot. Pet owners must have their pets on a leash, in a cage, or inside a pillowcase. Rabies vaccination for all dogs, cats, and ferrets more than 3 months old is required in Mahoning County.

Individuals can help protect themselves and their families from rabies by vaccinating all dogs, cats and ferrets, avoiding contact with wildlife and stray animals, washing bite areas thoroughly, and following up with a doctor, said Patricia Sweeney, county health commissioner.

Federal workers group plans meeting May 21


The National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2122 will meet at 1 p.m. May 21 at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, 3979 King Graves Road. Speaker will be Chris Sumter of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball team.

Dispose of prescription drugs at Warren event


Trumbull-Geauga Solid Waste Management will have a prescription disposal drop-off Wednesday for the public to safely dispose of old medication.

Prescription medication can be anonymously dropped off at the Trumbull-Geauga Solid Waste Management facility, 5138 Enterprise Drive in Warren.

Prescriptions should be kept in original containers for the safety of volunteers.

For more information, call 330- 675-7890.

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