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.



Newaygo County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 6125
Alert ID: 3731
May 20, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 3; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 3; Gender: Filly; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 5/10/2024; Clinical Signs: Nasal discharge, fever; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown;

Notes: This is a new case on a premises previously reported as having two confirmed cases. 

Previous Alerts: 3709, 3576

 

Clallam County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 6262
Alert ID: 3730
May 20, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - No Quarantine

State Veterinarian Office.

Number Confirmed: 2; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 
Comments: Horses purchased at livestock market. Under veterinary care.;

Emmett County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 6243
Alert ID: 3729
May 18, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 2
Number Exposed: 13

Horse 2: 
Age: 23; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Morgan; Confirmation Date: 5/8/2024; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown;

Comments: This is the second confirmed case from premises reported by MDARD.
Previous Alerts: 3706

St Clair County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 6261
Alert ID: 3728
May 18, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1
Number Exposed: 2

Horse 1: 
Age: Yearling; Gender: Colt; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 5/8/2024; Clinical Signs: nasal discharge, lymph node abscessation; Confirmation Date: 5/13/2024; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown

Harris County, TX
Outbreak Identifier: 6259
Alert ID: 3727
May 17, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Texas Animal Health Commission

Number Confirmed: 13; 
Number Suspected: Unknown; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Number Euthanized: 13

Comments: Source: Texas Animal Health Commission? County: Harris Number Confirmed: 13 quarter horses Disease: Equine infectious anemia Quarantined: Hold order – 05/13/24 Horses Status: Euthanized – 05/13/24 Notes: Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed equine infectious anemia in thirteen quarter horses on a Harris County premises. Additional equine species on the premises were euthanized due to exposure. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHC’s requirements are met. TAHC staff are working closely with the owners and local veterinarians to monitor potentially exposed horses and implement biosecurity measures.;

Wexford County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 6258
Alert ID: 3726
May 17, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: Unknown; 
Number Exposed: Unknown;

Clark County, WI
Outbreak Identifier: 6207
Alert ID: 3725
May 16, 2024
Quarantine Released

State Animal Health Official

Previous Alerts: 3667

Monroe County, WI
Outbreak Identifier: 6191
Alert ID: 3724
May 16, 2024
Quarantine Released

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: 3; 
Number Exposed: 10; 
Previous Alerts: 3646, 3645

Grant county, WI
Outbreak Identifier: 6198
Alert ID: 3723
May 16, 2024
Quarantine Released

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Number Confirmed: 2; 
Number Exposed: 5; 
Previous Alerts: 3655

Columbia County, WI
Outbreak Identifier: 6206
Alert ID: 3722
May 16, 2024
Quarantine Released

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 45; 
Previous Alerts: 3665