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       Animal Bite Reporting



Med Info: A resource for Johnson County Health Care Providors

Health care providers and law enforcement are responsible for animal bite reporting within Johnson County. Animal bites should be reported as soon as possible to the appropriate entity listed below.

Please use the Animal Bite Reporting FormAbobe Icon when collecting information from the bite victim and/or animal owner. Click on the Iowa Rabies Exposure Assessment TreeAbobe Icon for more information about animals susceptible to rabies, or click on Bat ExposuresAbobe Icon for specific information on bat exposures.

A Note for Health Care Providers:
Administering rabies prophylaxis is not necessary unless the
animal cannot be captured for observation or testing.

Location Where Bite Occurred

Business Location of Primary Investigator

Infectious Disease

Iowa City Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F
Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(319) 356-5297
Fax: (319) 356-5298
Coralville * Coralville Animal Control- Coralville Police Department 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
(319) 248-1823
After Hours: (319) 248-1800
Fax: (319) 248-1888
Area surrounding Iowa City/Coralville in Johnson County Johnson County Public Health 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
(319) 356-6038
Fax: (319) 356-6039

855 S Dubuque St, Suite 217, Iowa City, IA 52240

*Coralville does not accept reports after regular business hours. Contact the Coralville Police Department to report an animal bite after hours at (319) 248-1800.