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- Inspect the affected area and work with landowners to reduce brood sources by draining standing water or treating standing water with products containing Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis. Bti is safe for humans and animals and only affects the mosquito larvae.
- Spray the affected area with Duet® to reduce the adult mosquito population if weather permits. While it is safe for people and pets, residents who have concerns about nebulization can opt out by calling 937-390-5600 or emailing the request and their address to [email protected]
- The area will continue to be monitored for the West Nile virus.
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Larry Shaffer, the director of environmental health for Clark County’s Combined Health District, scans the surface of the water at Old Reid Park as he searches for mosquito larvae in July 2020. BILL LACKEY / STAFF