Ohio Law(OAC 3701-3-28) requires all dog, cat or mammal bites be reported to the
health district in which the bite occurred. The report shall be made by the person
bitten, a health care provider, or a veterinarian with knowledge of the bite.
To report incidents using this web site, the bite/scratch/exposure must have occurred
in Lake County, Ohio. To obtain contact information to report incidents that occurred
in Ohio but NOT in Lake County, go to http://www.odh.ohio.gov/localHealthDistricts/lhddirectory/lhddirectory.aspx
and click on individual listing of local health departments.
Please provide the information requested below by using the tab key to move between
fields. After receiving the information, a staff sanitarian will contact the animal
owner and person bitten/scratched/exposed to assess the risk of rabies exposure
and provide compliance information.
Download Animal Bite Form.
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