The USDA confirmed the presence of New World screwworm in Key deer from the National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key, Florida on October 3. Pets and other mammals have also been affected. USDA and State of Florida officials are responding to the outbreak.

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September 06, 2016
Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets Online Course

Registration is now open! This course covers zoonotic diseases of companion animals and disease prevention practices. The $125 enrollment fee includes a textbook (valued at $70). The course begins October 19, 2016.
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April 01, 2016
Protecting the Herd
Check out the new Beef and Dairy Biosecurity Posters available in English and Spanish. Designed to be printed in full color 11"x17".
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Register for the Zoonoses Web Course.

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