LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A bat found in Lexington tested positive for rabies.  A Jacksonville rabies alert was issued for Jackson County. It was found near Winding Drive and Willowood Road in southern Lexington. People are encouraged to ensure that their pets receive a topical rabies vaccine.
Owners are asked to carefully inspect their homes and other structures to ensure that no bats can invade.
During the day, active bats or bats in flight incapacity are suspected of rabies.