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Palmetto Bay is included in a Rabies Alert issued by the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade County. The affected area includes:
SW 144th Street to the NorthSW 184th Street to the SouthBiscayne Bay to the EastUS 1 to the West
After lifting a rabies alert for the Kendall area earlier this week, health officials said Wednesday that a rabid otter bit a person and at least three other people were possibly exposed to the deadly disease in the area. Meanwhile, a seventh raccoon also tested positive and two new rabies alerts have been issued around the Kendall area. The alerts will be in effect for 60 days.