Two Confirmed Circumstances of West Nile Virus in Meck County – WCCB Charlotte


MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Public Well being officers says there are two human instances of West Nile Virus in Mecklenburg county. There are 4 confirmed human instances within the state in line with the North Carolina Division of Well being and Human Companies.

Well being officers say the rise is regarding because the state sometimes averages two instances of West Nile Virus by the tip of August annually.

Residents are being requested to take precautions whereas having fun with the climate. Mecklenburg County Public Well being Director Dr. Raynard Washington says “Once you’re outside, use mosquito repellent. Be aware of any standing water round your house and empty these as they could be a breeding floor for mosquitos, benefit from the climate, however be cautious.”

For extra details about Mecklenburg County Public Well being’s Mosquito Management Program, click on here.

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