FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2019
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Vicki DiStefano and Matt Leonenko | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead Announces Free Rabies Clinic
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are proud to announce that the Town’s Animal Shelter will be hosting a free rabies vaccination clinic in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Health. The clinic will be held at the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
“We are excited to once again partner with Nassau County to offer this free Rabies clinic to help keep the pets of North Hempstead safe and healthy,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth.
Rabies vaccines will be available to dogs and cats, as well as ferrets. There is no specific residency required to receive a free vaccine. North Hempstead officials will also offer on-the-spot dog licensing applications and renewals to North Hempstead residents. You are required to have your dog licensed in North Hempstead.
Owners must bring their dogs on leashes and their cats and ferrets in carriers. Registration is required. The North Hempstead Animal Shelter is located at 75 Marino Avenue in Port Washington.
To make a reservation, or if you have any questions, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.