Kernersville, NC - Forsyth County Department of Public Health issued a warning Thursday to Kernersville residents about potentially rabid foxes.
Officials said at least seven foxes exhibiting abnormal behavior were seen in the Kernersville area since November 2012. The reported foxes were aggressive and have chased people.
The unusual behavior prompted department health employees to remind residents that approaching wild or domestic animals acting aggressive, sick or abnormally is not recommended and should avoid the animal(s) at all costs.
According to the DOH, 13 wild animals and one domestic animal in Forsyth County had confirmed rabies cases in 2012.