Animal Bites

Animal Bite Investigations

Per Ohio Law, animal bite incidents should be reported within 24 hours to a health commissioner of the local health jurisdiction for investigation to assist in protecting the public from possible rabies exposures. All reported animal bites occurring in the City of Kent, Ohio are investigated by the Kent City Health Department.

Report a Bite

Complete and submit our Animal Bite Report Form (PDF).

Law Regarding Rabies

For information on Ohio Law regarding rabies from animal bites, please reference the Ohio Department of Health's Zoonotic Disease Program.

Animal Bites - What to Do

Animal Bites - What to Do