Wednesday, 19 September, 2018

West Nile-positive mosquitoes reported in southeast area of Tucker

Samantha Long | 14 July, 2018, 04:36

The DeKalb County Board of Health has trapped West Nile-positive mosquitoes in the southeast area of Tucker.

The mosquitos were collected in the cities of Kimmswick and Arnold near the end of June.

Oxford Drive in the Kings Grant neighborhood.

A spokesperson for the health department said these were the first mosquito collections to test positive for the virus in 2018. Night-time spraying efforts are being increased as well.

Citizens are asked to take precautions when outdoors between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active People can using insect repellant containing DEET, and making sure your property is free of any standing water, which could be breeding grounds for the mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus.

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No human cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in DeKalb County. Most people infected have no symptoms, but some have mild flu-like symptoms and a small number develop more serious neurological disorders.

The Board of Health is helping to education the public on how to eliminate mosquito breeding sites and to protect against bites.

Wear long, loose and light colored clothing. No more than 50 percent DEET for adults and less than 30 percent DEET for children. Apply according to label instructions.

Turn over or remove containers in your yard where rainwater collects, such as plant trays, buckets, and toys.

Check window and door screens so mosquitoes can not enter the home.

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