Description: Pre-exposure rabies vaccines and titers are available by appointment for hunters, taxidermists, veterinary workers, and animal control officers.
Post-exposure rabies management recommendations and vaccines are available and includes obtaining rabies vaccine and rabies immune globulin at cost if treatment is indicated. Individuals are referred to Meritus Medical Center Emergency Department to receive the Immune Globulin, the first vaccination and wound treatment. The remaining vaccinations may be administered either at the health department or at Meritus Medical Center.
Call 240-313-3210 for guidance after a potential rabies exposure or to schedule an appointment for Pre-Exposure vaccine.
Bring documentation of previous Rabies vaccinations to your visit.
Cost: Pre and Post vaccinations: There is a fee for the cost of the Immunoglobulin(Post), each vaccine and each administration fee.
Rabies Titers: A check for $60 must be submitted with every rabies titer test. Checks should be made to MDH-Laboratories Administration.