NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- On Friday, the Arkansas Department of Health confirmed that a skunk found in North Little Rock tested positive for the rabies virus.
The skunk was found on September 30 at 1104 East 11th Street, which is across the street from Shorter Garden Apartments.
North Little Rock Animal Control strongly urges parents who live in the area to make sure their children have not had any contact with skunks or other wildlife. Any person who has been exposed to rabies should seek immediate medical attention. Pet owners should keep all pets current with their rabies vaccinations.