The Mount Rogers Health District reports that a local resident is receiving treatment for rabies following exposure to a rabid fox in Grayson County.
The report does not identify the person.
According to the report issued this week, the Grayson County Health Department received lab confirmation of rabies on June 12.
In addition to the human victim, the report says a dog that fought with the fox has been given a rabies booster and will be under observation. The dog was up-to-date on its rabies vaccination.