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La Plata County Fairgrounds Reopens After Herpes Related Closure

horseThe La Plata County Fairgrounds is reopening to horse-related activities after it was closed May 16 after equine herpes virus was found in in Colorado.  The only reported case was in Rio Grande County, but the La Plata County facility was Continue reading

Horse Traveling Across State May Have Equine Herpes

horseThe state veterinarian’s office is investigating a Colorado horse that is exhibiting signs consistent with the neurologic form of Equine Herpes. Diagnostic samples are in route to Colorado State University.  The Department is responding Continue reading