Stray Cat Causes Rabies Alert in Area Near Disney World

What to Know

  • Disney World has not announced any changes in hours or access to parks in the area as a response.

If your plans this week include a trip to Disney World, you might want to reschedule after a rabies alert was issued this week around the Central Florida theme park.

Officials from the Florida Department of Health issued a 60-day rabies alert earlier this week for a two mile radius around the intersection of I-4 and Epcot Center Drive, according to NBC affiliate WESH-TV.

The alert was in response after a stray cat that was found in the area tested positive for the disease and may have affected other animals in the area.

Disney World has not announced any changes in hours or access to parks in the area as a response.