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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. 

 

 

Follow the links below to learn more about CWD and its impact on deer, elk and other cervids, as well as hunters.

CWD Testing Chart

Last Updated: January 31, 2023

  Current Sampling Year
July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023
 
County Current Sampling Year
July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023
# tested & CWD not detected # of CWD positives Total CWD Positives
All Years
Alleghany 379 0 0
Davie 356 0 0
Iredell 576 0 0
Forsyth 331 0 0
Stokes 912 1 1
Surry 966 5 5
Yadkin 894 1 2
Wilkes 758 0 0
Rest of State 6870 0 0