Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Jeff. Davis County


The State Health Department has confirmed a case of West Nile Virus in Jefferson Davis County.

The MSDH suggests the following precautions to protect yourself and your environment from mosquito-borne illnesses:

-Use mosquito repellant with an EPA registered ingredient when you are outdoors.

-Remove all sources of standing water around your home and yard.

-Wear loose, light-colored, long clothing to cover arms and legs when outdoors.

-Avoid areas where mosquitos are prevalent.

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