Health officials in western Kentucky say a dead bat found at a house tested positive for rabies, but no human or pet was bitten.
Clay Horton of the Green River District Health Department says the bat was found on a porch or patio of a house and the family turned it in for testing.
Horton tells The Messenger-
of Owensboro that, in Kentucky, about 5 percent of bats tested are postive for rabies.
He warns that bat bites are small and may go unnoticed, and anyone discovering a bat should call the health department for assistance.