As of Aug. 26, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s (CDA) state veterinarian’s office has 65 locations in 15 counties under quarantine after horses, mules, and cattle herds tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).

County Number of Currently Quarantined Premises Number of Quarantines Released
Archuleta 4 7
Boulder 1 0
Chaffee 0 1
Conejos 2 1
Delta 8 28
Gunnison 0 1
Jefferson 2 1
La Plata 5 8
Larimer 14 22
Las Animas 1 1
Mesa 11 4
Montezuma 2 9
Montrose 7 28
Ouray 1 0
Pueblo 1 0
Rio Grande 3 0
Weld 3 1
Totals 65 112

“This outbreak is not contained to one specific area of the state,” said State Veterinarian Keith Roehr, DVM. “The overall number of cases in 2015 is lower than 2014 and we are seeing a more diffuse occurrence across the state. Last week, we ha