Fox that attacked two people in Peekskill confirmed to be rabid
Health officials say a fox killed after two attacks on residents in Peekskill has now been confirmed rabid.
Both victims, who were together during the incident, are now receiving preventive treatment for the illness.
The Westchester County Health Department is reminding residents that unusual behavior in an animal may be the first sign of rabies.
Anyone who has been bitten by animal must report it to their local health department.