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.

Woodford County, KY
Outbreak Identifier: 5969
Alert ID: 3410
October 13, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - No Quarantine

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 
Age: 4; Gender: Mare; Breed: Westphalian; Onset of Clinical Signs: 10/4/2023;
Clinical Signs: Lethargic, progressive ataxia, hypersensitive; Confirmation Date: 10/12/2023; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Comments: This is KY's 14th confirmed equine West Nile case this calendar year.;