There was a report of school aged children at the Country Villa Apartment Homes complex in Castroville, Texas who may have had contact with a bat. The children were in contact with the bat between the end of August and early September. Parents should ask their children specifically about whether they saw or touched any bats in August or September. Any person who was bitten, scratched, touched a bat with their hands, or had other direct contact with a bat should seek medical attention or call DSHS Region 8 Zoonosis Control at 210-949-2000 or 210-949-2121. Please see the Rabies Advisory Notice Potential Exposure [PDF] for further information.