May 7, 2004

The Month of May is Rabies Awareness Month

NEWMARKET –York Region Health Services Department, Health Protection Division, together with area municipalities and the Canadian Veterinary Association, has arranged a low-cost rabies clinic in York Region. Pet owners are encouraged to attend and have their dog/cat vaccinated against rabies.
There is only one clinic available in the Region this year that offers a discount rate. The details are as follows:

WHERE: Hollingsworth Arena – 35 Patterson Street, Newmarket
 (off Davis Drive between Prospect Street and Leslie Street)
WHEN: Sunday, May 30
 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
COST: $15.00

For more information, contact York Region Health Services Health Connection at

Contact: Wendy Lewis, York Region Corporate Communications Services
               905-830-4444 ext. 1238

The Regional Municipality of York is committed to providing cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities.  York Region is comprised of the following nine area municipalities:  Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  For more information, visit our Web site at:

Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region

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