Due to the regular amending of regulations in Illinois, it is recommended that before hunting you check these CWD regulations, as well as those of any other states or provinces in which you will be hunting or traveling through while transporting cervid carcasses. The contact information for Illinois can be seen below:
Last update was October 2021
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Agency & Contacts
CWD Regulations for Captive Cervids and Wildlife
New CWD Regulations in Development
CWD Testing Program For Captive Cervids
CWD Testing Program For Wildlife
Ban On Movement of Animal Parts?
CWD Found in Captive Cervids?
CWD Found In Free Ranging Cervids?
TESTING LABORATORIES IN illinois
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