New York CWD News

Regulations Issued to Protect NYS Deer Population from Chronic Wasting Disease

Emergency Measures Restrict Importation of Certain Deer Species Disease Could Devastate NY’s Deer Population and Result in Severe Economic Repercussions on the State’s Sportsman Industry The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation today announced emergency regulations to prohibit the importation of Chronic Read more…

Another CWD-Free Season

Efforts continued with CWD surveillance through sampling of hunter killed deer statewide and mandatory deer checks in the Oneida-Madison County CWD Containment Area. Despite testing approximately 7,470 deer (including more than 1,400 deer from the CWD Containment Area), no cases were detected. CWD is a rare neurological disease that affects Read more…

New York Department Of Environmental Conservation Steps Up Measures To Contain Chronic Wasting Disease

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced it has implemented emergency regulations regarding the handling, transport and management of deer in the State. The emergency regulations are effective immediately and represent an aggressive response to the recent discovery of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild Read more…

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New York State Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory at Cornell University
Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory College of Veterinary Medicine Cornell University Upper Tower Rd Ithaca, NY 14853

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (Accurate as of 2/2016)

Oneida County


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