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.

St. Johns County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 5549
Alert ID: 2946
April 03, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: 2; 
Number Exposed: 3; 
Gender: Gelding; Breed: Welsh Pony; 
Clinical Signs: Unilateral facial swelling Nasal discharge Fever; Confirmation Date: 3/30/2023; 
Comments: This is the 9th confirmed case of Strangles for Florida in 2023. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles