Equine Health Alert – EEE in Sampson County

This equine health alert is to notify you that we have received notification of clinical signs consistent with serology for a presumptive diagnosis of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in an unvaccinated, yearling quarter horse in Sampson County.

We are alerting you of this case so that you may take what you feel are appropriate measures for your clients. Please feel free to share this information with your local counterparts.

Dr. Mike Neault
Director of Livestock Programs, Veterinary Division
N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
1030 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699