Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)
November 10, 2022:
HPAI Wild Bird Detection in Humboldt County
November 8, 2022:
HPAI Wild Bird Detection in Merced County
November 4, 2022:
HPAI Detected in a Backyard Flock in San Diego County and in Wild Birds in Contra Costa, San Bernardino, Shasta, and Ventura Counties
October 18, 2022:
HPAI Detections in Wild Birds in San Diego, Riverside, San Luis Obispo, San Benito, Marin, and Lassen counties in California
- The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have detected a case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in Wild Birds in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California.
October 12, 2022:
HPAI Detection in Wild Birds in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California County
- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Eurasian strain H5N1 has been detected in wild birds in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
- HPAI H5N1 can infect and cause high mortality in both wild and domestic birds, including backyard and commercial flocks. Symptoms in wild birds range from asymptomatic to severe disease and death, depending on the species infected.
October 4, 2022:
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Detected in Stanislaus County, Monterey County, and Del Norte County
- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) detected in a commercial flock in Stanislaus County, a commercial flock in Monterey County, and a backyard flock in Del Norte County, California.
September 29, 2022:
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Detected in a Backyard Flock in Calaveras County
September 23, 2022:
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in wild birds in three additional counties: Fresno, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz
September 13, 2022
HPAI detected in a backyard flock in El Dorado County
- As of today, HPAI has been confirmed in domesticated flocks in the following 6 (six) California counties: Butte, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Sacramento, and Tuolumne.
August 30, 2022
HPAI detected in a commercial flock in Sacramento County
- HPAI was detected in a commercial turkey flock in Sacramento County, California. This is in addition to the previously confirmed backyard flock that CDFA announced on August 11, 2022.
Letter from California Department of Public Health regarding poultry industry Influenza vaccinations
August 22, 2022
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Detected in Fresno and Contra Costa Counties
August 11, 2022
Avian Influenza detected in multiple CA counties, including Sacramento county
July 29, 2022
Avian Influenza detected in Sonoma county, CA
July 15, 2022
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza detected in wild birds in California
- Three wild birds (two Canada Geese and one American white pelican) from Colusa and Glenn counties tested positive
July 8, 2022
USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Nevada
- Backyard flock near Carson City, NV tested positive for HPAI
- It is recommended to house birds indoors where possible
June 9, 2022
HPAI still being detected in wild birds although rates continue to decrease
- Avian influenza confirmed in 3 nestling cormorants in Scottsdale park
- Arizona Department of Agriculture announcement
May 6, 2022
USDA confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in backyard chicken flocks in Oregon and Washington
April 29, 2022:
The first human case of avian flu in the U.S. is detected in Colorado.
Person Had Contact with Infected Poultry; Public Health Risk Assessment Remains Low
March 16, 2022:
HPAI confirmed in Pacific Flyway region.
- HPAI confirmed in Pacific Flyway region; West on alert
- Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) prepares as highly pathogenic avian influenza is confirmed in the Pacific Flyway
February 23, 2022:
The California State Veterinarian has imposed a quarantine and additional entry requirements on all live poultry, hatching eggs and poultry products originating from an area affected by an HPAI outbreak and entering California. See infographic.
Check out these links regularly to get the latest updates:
- 2022 Confirmations of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Commercial and Backyard Flocks
- Avian Influenza Updates from California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
- Track 2022 avian influenza outbreaks in North American poultry
- Letter from California Department of Public Health regarding poultry industry Influenza vaccinations
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