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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.

Colfax County, NE
Outbreak Identifier: 6305
Alert ID: 3782
July 05, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Comments: The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a case of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in a horse in Colfax County. This is the first confirmed case of EIA in Nebraska since 2013. The horses on the infected premises have been quarantined and will be released after state regulations are met. NDA staff are working with the owner and local veterinarian to monitor potentially exposed horses.;