Be Alert For Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease In Deer

August 4, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Division of Fish and Wildlife is asking the public to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) and to report any suspected cases. Symptoms include: difficulty standing, drooling, lethargy, respiratory distress, foam from the mouth or nose, and swelling of the face, tongue, and neck. Sick or dead deer are often seen in or near water. Reports can be made as follows:

Division Deer Biologist: 609-259-6965
Division Veterinarian: 908-735-6398 or nicole.lewis@dep.nj.gov