A fox tested positive for rabies in Onslow County.
The fox was picked up in the Wilson Bay Park area of Jacksonville by Onslow County Animal Services.
Officers said there hasn’t been any known exposure to humans or other animals.
Officials also said prevention is key in keeping our pets and community safe.
They want you to report bites from any known or unknown animals.
Consult your doctor if you are bitten or scratched by a wild animal. It is also important to keep your pets up to date on their vaccinations.