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The discovery of EEE or Easter equine encephalitis in a Polk County quarter-horse has prompted a widespread warning from state health officials for humans to take increased precautions.

Equine Encephalitis find in Polk County prompts vaccination warning

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MADISON - A confirmed case of equine encephalitis in a Polk County horse has state health authorities advising horse owners to get their animals vacinated and take steps to minimize their animals' exposure to mosquitoes.

Blood samples from a quarter horse were submitted to Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory on Aug. 30 and confirmed Friday.

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