West Nile virus detected in Davis County
Jul 18, 2022, 5:03 PM
DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — West Nile virus was found in a mosquito pool in Davis County according to Davis County Health.
The positive result of the mosquito pool is a sign of West Nile virus activity which can affect the public.
Davis County Health released the following guidelines for residents to protect themselves from the virus:
- Use insect repellent, according to label directions.
- Empty any water holding containers in the yard which do not need to have water in them and change out the water in bird baths and horse troughs weekly.
- Wear long-sleeved, loose fitting, light-colored clothing.
- When possible, avoid prolonged outdoor activity at dawn and dusk.
For more information about West Nile virus and mosquito surveillance in Davis County visit the Mosquito Abatement District-Davis website.
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