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Foxes in Cambridge Bay

28 October 2015 

Public Health Advisory 

Foxes in Cambridge Bay 

October 28, 2015 

Cambridge Bay, NU 

This is a warning about foxes that are wandering in the community of Cambridge Bay. 

Dogs and foxes can transmit rabies to people. If you have been bitten or scratched, or had any contact with a fox, please go to the health centre and report the incident immediately. Treatment must be started quickly. 

If you see a fox wandering around the community, call the wildlife officer at 867-983-4167, or the bylaw officer at 867-983-5305. 

If your dog has had contact with a fox, or other wild animal, please contact your regional environmental health officer at 867-983-4236. 

Rabies vaccinations (shots) for your dog are available from the lay vaccinator. 

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Media Contact: 

Ron Wassink
Communications Specialist
Department of Health
867-975-5710
rwassink@gov.nu.ca