The Johnson County Health Unit has notified ArkansasRiverValley.com of a possibly rabid bat found at Lake Ludwig north of Clarksville. The bat was found at the lake’s swimming beach on Tuesday, June 19th and was unable to fly.
The health department is worried about the possible spread of rabies and asks anyone who may have touched the bat to contact the unit as soon as possible. The number is (479) 754-2949.
The unit also advises everyone in the area to make sure all pets are current on rabies vaccinations in case they may have touched the bat.