Possible rabies exposure at Westerly store

 By: News Staff

news@abc6.com

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are warning the public of possible exposure to rabies after an animal bit several customers at a Walmart in Westerly , located at  258 Post Road on July 4th, between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Anyone who may have had any physical contact with a small black mammal while inside the Westerly store, or in the immediate vicinity, should contact RIDOH for an assessment.

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