Who to Call

WHO TO CALL IF AN ANIMAL HAS BITTEN A PERSON OR ANOTHER ANIMAL

HUMAN EXPOSURE: Questions involving human exposures. Calls should first be directed to:

LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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INDIANA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (ISDH)

2 North Meridian Street

 

Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

Information (ISDH)

317/233-1325

Veterinary Epidemiologist

317/233-7272

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

 

If you have questions about wildlife or nuisance animals

Fish and Wildlife Division

317/232-4010

ANIMAL EXPOSURE: Questions concerning livestock and domestic animal exposures as well as handling animals and samples.

INDIANA STATE BOARD OF ANIMAL HEALTH (BOAH)

1202 E. 38th Street, Discovery Hall, Suite 100

Indianapolis, IN 46205-2898

State Veterinarian

317/544-2400

Companion Animal/Equine Division

317/544-2387

INDIANA VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (IVMA)

General Information on Rabies

317/974-0888

SUBMISSION OF SAMPLES:

STATE RABIES LABORATORY

Indianapolis - ISDH

317-921-5500

This is the only laboratory approved for rabies

testing. See submission section for sample guidelines.

After hours emergency duty officer

317-233-1325

ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY (ADDL)

Purdue University

765/494-7440

ADDL - SOUTHERN INDIANA (SIPAC)

Dubois

812/678-3401

If the animal is being examined for other diseases,

ADDL can forward the appropriate sample to the

State Rabies Lab.

LOCAL ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

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LOCAL POLICE or SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

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STATE POLICE POST

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