Free anti-rabies immunization clinics scheduled for Genesee, Orleans

Posted 11 April 2023 at 12:08 pm

Press Release, Genesee & Orleans County Health Departments

The Orleans County Health Department will be hosting a free drive-thru anti-rabies immunization clinic on Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Orleans County Fairgrounds (12690 State Route 31, Albion, NY).

“Rabies continues to be a serious public health issue in Genesee and Orleans counties,” stated Paul Pettit, Public Health Director for Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments (GO Health). “We urge pet owners to take this opportunity to safeguard their pets and protect them against rabies. Our drive-thru clinics are well-organized, run very smoothly and prevent animals from getting into any altercations with other animals.”

Vaccinations are free for dogs, cats, and ferrets, but voluntary donations are accepted. Animals must be at least 3 months old. Each animal must be leashed or crated and accompanied by an adult who can control the animal. Limit 4 pets per car maximum.

The next anti-rabies immunization clinics are as follows:

  • Genesee County Clinic at the Genesee County Fairgrounds (5056 East Main Street, Batavia, NY) on Thursday, May 18, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Orleans County Clinic at the Orleans County Fairgrounds (12690 Rt. 31, Albion, NY) on Wednesday, June 7, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Note day and time change to Wednesday evening.

For more information on Health Department services, visit or call 589-3278 for Orleans County or 585-344-2580 ext. 5555 for Genesee County.