Bat tests positive for rabies at Hendrickson High School

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows a northern long-eared bat. Federal officials issued regulations Wednesday Jan. 13, 2016, designed to protect the northern long-eared bat, one of several types of bat that have suffered steep declines because of a rapidly spreading fungal disease. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it had updated interim rules that accompanied a decision last April to designate the northern long-eared bat as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources via AP, File)
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows a northern long-eared bat. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources via AP, File)

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Plfugerville ISD says a bat found at Hendrickson High School has tested positive for rabies.

The bat was found on Feb. 18 around 8: 45 a.m. in the back parking lot.

It is not clear if anyone made any contact with the bat at this time. The high school is asking parents and students to let a teacher or counselor know if they see bats on campus.

If you or someone you know has come in contact with a bat call Pflugerville Animal Control at (512) 990-7387 or the Departmetn of State Health Services 1-254-778-6744.

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