West Nile Virus

 

The Clark County Health Department (CCHD) was notified by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) that a mosquito sample submitted by CCHD has tested positive for West Nile in Clarksville.  This is a reminder to be vigilant protecting yourself and loved ones from this and other potential diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. 

 

CCHD will continue mosquito sampling throughout Clark County for the remainder of the season and continue treating mosquitoes based on known harborage sites and complaints received by our office.  Please know that the best precautions for protecting yourself and families is to wear mosquito repellants, long sleeve shirts and pants when possible, and be mindful during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are more active.

 

The best defense against mosquito populations on your property is to look for and remove/repair  items that collect and hold water for 4 or more days, this would include flower pots, gutters, tires, etc...

For a more detailed list of what you can do to protect yourself, family, and neighbors click the link below!!!