West Nile Virus Found in Alachua County
The Alachua County Health Department released a statment saying there have been three cases of West Nile Virus found in North Central Florida.
The three cases are human.
None of the cases are fatalities.
Alachua County is under a new Mosquito Borne Illness Advisory.
A representative of the Health Department says "even though the cooler weather has lowered mosquito activity... there is still a risk."
A-C-H-D is urging residents to avoid keeping standing water as that is where mosquitos like to breed.
Also to avoid getting bitten whenever possble and remember to "Drain and Cover."
The Florida Department of Health continues to conduct statewide surviellance for mosquito borne illnesses including West Nile virus infection.
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