The Dubois County Health Department says a sample of mosquitoes in the Jasper area has tested positive for West Nile Virus.
The health department says people need to stay vigilant in protecting themselves from West Nile Virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.
The Dubois County Health Department is encouraging everyone to protect themselves from being bitten by mosquitoes by following these simple steps:
Some simple steps to prevent mosquitoes from breeding are as follows.
Some symptoms of West Nile Virus are;
West Nile Virus can also infect domestic animals like horses. The Dubois County Health Department says West Nile is very serious and often fatal in horses. They say it is very important to contact your Veterinarian to get your horse immunized if you haven't already.
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