Disease Alerts

Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.

Bay County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 5448
Alert ID: 2838
December 14, 2022
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 16; 
Age: 3; Gender: Colt; Breed: Hackney Pony; Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/20/2022;
Clinical Signs: Nasal discharge, swollen lymph nodes; Confirmation Date: 12/12/2022; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Comments: A horse in Bay County has tested positive for Strangles. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles