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: 5828
Alert ID: 3264
August 31, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Attending Veterinarian

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: 1; 
Number Exposed: 28; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 
Age: 3; Gender: Mare; Breed: Thoroughbred (TB); Usage: Racing; 
Clinical Signs: Swollen draining abscess; Confirmation Date: 8/29/2023; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Comments: Florida's 26th confirmed case;