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West Nile-Carrying Mosquitoes Detected In Jefferson Township

12 Aug , 2020  

Richland Public Health officials have been notified by the Ohio Department of Health that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in Jefferson Township.

“To be very clear, this is not a human infection case, but the first positive WNV mosquito samples in Richland County this year,” Joe Harrod, Director of Environmental Health at Richland Public Health, stated. Health Department officials will be spraying the WNV positive area in Jefferson Township to discourage transmittal of the mosquito-borne illness to residents. More…

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