Washington State Equine Influenza at Boarding Facility

A boarding farm in Kitsap County, Washington, had confirmed and suspected cases of equine influenza in February 2021.

A boarding farm in Kitsap County, Washington, had confirmed and suspected cases of equine influenza in February 2021. iStock

The Washington State Veterinarian reported a confirmed case of equine influenza at a boarding facility in Kitsap County. Two other horses are suspected of having influenza, and 25 horses have been exposed.

The attending veterinarian and the farm owner have placed the facility in a voluntary quarantine.

You can find a Fact Sheet on equine influenza here.

Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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