Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Ohio

Oregon testing mosquitoes for Zika virus File

Oregon testing mosquitoes for Zika virus File

"Positive mosquito tests are a reminder that preventative measures are important", Dr. Faisal Khan, director of the department, said in a news release. The birds were collected on May 22 and May 26.

Kightlinger encouraged South Dakotans to take precautions including use of mosquito repellents, limiting exposure by wearing trousers and long sleeves in the evening, limiting time outdoors from dusk to dawn when the primary carrier of WNV is most active and getting rid of standing water. To date, 8 Pennsylvania counties have detected the virus in mosquito samples; however, no avian or human cases have been reported so far. Stagnant water sitting in buckets, clogged rainspouts, toys, boats, unattended swimming pools, etc. can quickly become breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

As we finally enter the warmer months in the area - mosquitoes are back.

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According to Goodman, mosquitoes can complete their life cycles in just four to seven days in hot temperatures.

Since summer is upon us and temperatures will be on the rise, prevention efforts continue to be critical.

As the snow pack melts, OR is likely to have a lot of water for mosquitoes to reproduce, said Emilio DeBess, the state's epidemiologist specializing in mosquito-borne illness.

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Health officials recommend practicing the three "R's" when it comes to the West Nile Virus: reduce, repel and report. Throughout California, there were 442 human cases, including 19 fatalities. DAWN and DUSK are times to avoid being outdoors.

Wear "long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, and light-colored, loose-fitting clothing" when outside. DEFEND yourself by using an effective insect repellent. Carefully follow instructions on the product label, especially for children.

Health officials also said to fix holes in screen windows or doors.

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