Illinois CWD News

CWD Deer Season

Hunters in Boone, DeKalb, McHenry, and Winnebago counties and that portion of Kane County west of Ill. Rt. 47 can participate in the special seven-day Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Deer Season on Dec. 31, 2009-Jan. 3, 2010 and Jan. 15-17, 2010 to help control deer densities and the spread of Read more…

CWD Update

Ongoing surveillance for the presence of chronic wasting disease in wild deer in Illinois last fall and this winter has detected 24 deer testing positive for CWD. The IDNR has received results on tests of more than 4,100 deer which were harvested by hunters or taken by IDNR personnel as Read more…

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Illinois Department of Agriculture-Centralia Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab
9732 Shattue Road Centralia, Il 62801
618-532-6701 or 618-532-6701

Illinois Department of Agriculture-Galesburg Animal Disease Lab
2100 S. Lake Storey Road Galesburg, IL 61401

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (Accurate as of 2/2016)

1. Boone 2. Dekalb 3. DuPage 4. Grundy 5. Jo Daviess 6. Kane 7. Kankakee 8. Kendall 9. Lake 10. LaSalle 11. Livingston 12. McHenry 13. Ogle 14. Stephenson 15. Will 16. Winnebago


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