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Friday, December 16th | 10am - 2pm

Hosted by Center for Wildlife

375 Mountain Rd, Cape Neddick ME 03902

Virtual attendance also an option!

Goal: To provide wildlife professionals an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the disease and how it relates to their work, health and safety.

To provide an opportunity to network, ask questions, and help create consistent messaging to the public regarding rabies.

Target Audience: Maine rehabilitators, animal control officers, animal damage control, wildlife conflict agents, veterinarians, technicians, biologists, wardens

What to Expect: Presentations from Maine Rabies Working Group organizations, networking, tour of Center for Wildlife's facility and medical clinic.

Cost: Free!

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Presentations:

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Dr. David Needle, DVM

Senior Veterinary Pathologist; New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostics Lab

Basic pathology of rabies, occurrence of rabies and presentation in animals of the northeast.

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Haris Sohail, MS, MPH, CPH

Epidemiologist Infectious Disease; Maine CDC

Human health impacts and role of Maine CDC in management; ideal expectations for safety for wildlife workers.

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Rachael Fiske, DVM

Assistant State Veterinarian; Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry

Introduce Maine Rabies Management Guidelines and discuss rabies vaccinations.

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Shevenell Webb

Wildlife Biologist, Furbearer Specialist; Maine IF&W

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Tegwin Taylor

Wildlife Health Biologist; Maine IF&W

Role in rabies management in the state.

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