More positive West Nile virus found in area traps
Dublin, OH – Mosquito traps set weekly throughout Franklin County found more positive West Nile virus in the east and west sections of Dublin. In order to reduce the number of adult mosquitoes, Franklin County Public Health will be spraying these Dublin neighborhoods on September 4 (weather permitting) at 8:30 p.m. The areas to be sprayed can be found below.
The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The number of cases so far this year is the highest recorded through August since the disease was first detected in the United States in 1999.
For more information on mosquitoes, safety tips during spraying and the West Nile Virus visit www.myfcph.org. Residents can also call (614)525-BITE (2483) to report problem areas in their community.
For more information contact:
Sue Burness at 614.226.5382 firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter/@sueburness @DublinOhio @DublinPolice