West Nile Virus
2012 West Nile Virus Surveillance Activities
The Health Department conducts active West Nile Virus (WNV) surveillance each year from May 1 to September 30. The program includes active surveillance for both larval and adult mosquitoes in conjunction with a larviciding program that targets standing water including (but not limited to) catch basins and storm water management ponds.
Facts About... West Nile Virus (WNV)
- What is it?
- How is it spread?
- Can I get sick from WNV?
- How is it treated?
- Once infected, does a natural immunity to WNV develop?
- How can I protect myself?
- What can I do around my home?