More Reports Of West Nile In Mosquitoes
WAYNE (AP) - The Northeast Nebraska Health Department in Wayne says mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for West Nile virus. Mosquitoes collected from sites near Ponca and Wayne have tested positive for the virus. The health department is asking people in Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne counties to be aware that the virus is present in the area and to take precautions. Those include using insect repellent and wearing long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk, as well as draining standing water where mosquitoes breed.