EHD Confirmed in Two Ohio Counties

So far in 2017, EHD has been confirmed in two Ohio counties – a wild deer in Lorain and a dairy cow in Jefferson – as well as in the neighboring states of Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. We have received additional reports of unexplained deer deaths and sickness in Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Ross, Washington, Brown, Highland and Geauga counties. Thus far, there have been no confirmed cases of EHD in captive deer.

We are asking that you please contact us at 1-800-WILDLIFE(945-3543) to report any dead or sick deer so that we can document the distribution and severity of the disease outbreak. Learn more bout EHD and symptoms to look for:

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