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.

Lake County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 5913
Alert ID: 3354
September 23, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

FDACS Veterinary Medical Officer

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 9; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 
Age: Suckling Foal; Gender: Filly; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/17/2023;
Clinical Signs: Swollen lymph nodes; Confirmation Date: 9/21/2023; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;
Comments: Florida's 28th case for 2023.