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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.



Palm Beach County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 5539
Alert ID: 2934
March 16, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1
Gender: Gelding; Breed: Arab Cross; Usage: Rescue/Pet
Clinical Signs: Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: 3/10/2023; Horse Status: Affected And Alive
Comments: This is the 9th confirmed case of Strangles for Florida in 2023. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles