Prevent, Promote, and Protect your Health with the Lake County General Health District
(440) 350-2543
5966 Heisley Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060

Animal Bite Exposure Report

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 tohttp://www.odh.ohio.gov/localhealthdistricts/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.

Animal Bite Exposure Report

  • Animal Owner


  • Person Bitten


  • Animal Information


  • Please report within 24 hours of incident to the Lake County General Health District If you have any questions please call Phone: 440-350-2543 (after 4:30 P.M., leave message) Animals must be confined by owner for 10 days from the DATE OF THE BITE. Proof of rabies vaccination required for dogs, cats and ferrets.
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