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.

Hillsborough County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 5480
Alert ID: 2872
January 19, 2023
Suspected Case - Official Quarantine

Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Suspected: 1; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Age: 6; Gender: Mare; Onset of Clinical Signs: 1/14/2023;
Clinical Signs: Mucopurulent Nasal Discharge Lymphadenopathy; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; 
Comments: This is a suspect case of Strangles for Florida. Official quarantine placed while laboratory confirmation is pending. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles