Fight The Bite

Posted on September 11th, 2020

All mosquito samples submitted to DSHS arbovirus lab this week in River Oaks were found to be negative for West Nile virus (WNV), St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) and western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV). So far during the 2020 mosquito season, there have been 6 samples that have tested positive for West Nile virus and 46 samples that are negative in River Oaks. Most people knows that Mosquitoes can transmit West Nile Virus but not Everyone takes the steps to fight the bite. Check out the link Stop Mosquito Breeding from the Public Health Department.

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