- Updated: 18 March 2017
- Published: 15 March 2017
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Nine new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) were detected in Frederick County during the 2016 deer hunting season. Seven were deer harvested by hunters and two were killed by Vehicles. All of the new cases were detected in the same general areas as previous cases. In total, 22 CWD positive deer have been detected in Virginia since CWD was first discovered in the western Frederick County in fall of 2009.
Regulations pertaining to CWD, maps of impacted states and more information about the disease and what the VDGIF is doing about it can be found on the VDGIF website at: www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/disease/cwd