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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.



Holmes County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 6303
Alert ID: 3780
July 03, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - No Quarantine

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Number Euthanized: 1; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 3; Gender: Mare; Breed: POA; Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/17/2024; Clinical Signs: left side head tilt and circling to the left; Confirmation Date: 7/2/2024; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;

Comments: This is the 16th confirmed EEE for Florida in 2024.;