Deer found near Jefferson County elementary school tests positive for CWD
BROOKVILLE – An adult doe found found near a Jefferson County elementary school has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
“We did detect a CWD-positive (deer) 0.6 miles from the school,” Pennsylvania Game Commission spokesman Travis Lau said Thursday.
Officials said the deer was located along a stretch of Route 322 near Pinecreek Elementary School.
As of Jan. 19, the Game Commission said 51 deer from the 2017-18 hunting season had tested positive for CWD in the Disease Management Areas.
Jefferson County is located in DMA 3.