Elkhart County
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Animal Bites and Rabies Information

(574) 523-2127

  • The local Health Department is responsible for reporting animal bites to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH).
  • Partnering with ISDH, we work to control rabies in our community.
  • There has been no rabies in domestic dogs or cats for many years.
  • Bats are a concern at the local level.
  • For more information regarding rabies, visit the ISDH Rabies Education or CDC Rabies webpages.
  • Elkhart County Health Department does NOT carry rabies vaccine.

Office Location:

Lincoln Center
608 Oakland Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516-2116
Phone: (574) 523-2127
Fax: (574) 522-2192
Toll Free: 1-877-523-2283

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday through Friday: 8:00am*-4:00pm

*Due to staff in-service, our office will open at 9:00am on the second Thursday of February, May, August, and November and on the first Thursday in December.