Ontario Animal Health Network Veterinary Podcasts Veterinary Podcast station of the Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) in Canada- we can also be downloaded from iTunes

June 3, 2015  

Dr. Melanie Barham is joined by Kristina Cooper, the Provincial Manager of the OAVT Public Health Rabies Response Program, to give an update on the program for registered veterinary technicians and veterinarians. Kristina and Melanie discuss training, animal collection, tools, protection, and the details of the program. This podcast complements our first rabies podcast "What do all Ontario veterinarians need to know about rabies?"

Important Contact Information
To get involved in the program:
OAVT Public Health Rabies Response Program: 1-844-8-RABIES 
To report human to animal rabies suspect exposure:
Public Health Units in Ontario: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx
1-866-532-3161 (Toll-free)
For assistance with cases of potential domestic animal exposure to rabies (including risk assessment, sample submission and post-exposure management), contact OMAFRA via the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300
For technical information and tutorial videos regarding sample collection and submission, please see the documents posted on the AHL website at:
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