Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a transmissible, always fatal, neurological disease that affects deer and other cervids such as elk, moose and reindeer/caribou.
CWD was detected in North Carolina in March 2022. In response, CWD Surveillance Areas with special regulations have been established.
Login to your NC Go Outdoors account, Click on ”Report a Harvest”, and view your “CWD Testing” status for your reported harvest.
Follow the links below to learn more about CWD and its impact on deer, elk and other cervids, as well as hunters.
Last Updated: Dec. 1st, 2023