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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.



Gilchrist County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 5453
Alert ID: 2846
December 22, 2022
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 17; 
Age: Yearling; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Standardbred; Onset of Clinical Signs: 12/6/2022;
Clinical Signs: Fever; Confirmation Date: 12/9/2022; Horse Status: Quarantined; 
Comments: This is the 47th confirmed case of Strangles for Florida in 2022. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles