Bat contact and rabies risk

Publication Date: 06 November 2018

​​A leaflet has been produced by HPS for the public giving advice on:

  • what to ​do i​f you think you have been in contact with a bat, whether in the UK or elsewhere in the world
  • useful information on what to do if you find a bat in order to reduce the risk of rabies

If you think you have been in direct contact with a bat please print off a copy of this leaflet and take it with you when you see your doctor.​

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