Rabid bat found on Klein ISD elementary school playground

A letter went home with students at a Klein ISD elementary school after a rabid bat was found on the playground this week.

The bat was found at Greenwood Forest Elementary School on Tuesday. It was sent to a lab, where it tested positive for rabies. The school doesn't believe any students made contact with it.

Below is the letter that went home to parents.

    This letter is to inform you that a bat was found on the playground this morning, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Procedures were followed according to district and Harris County Veterinary lab guidelines for testing.

    We are committed to providing a safe environment for our children, and inspections to keep Greenwood Forest Elementary pest free are ongoing throughout the year. Please feel free to contact me at (832) 484-5700 if you have any questions.
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