Two more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Lancaster.

Two more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Lancaster.

August 26, 2019

 

Two more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Lancaster, California. One near 10th Street West and Avenue L and one near 3rd Street East and Avenue J.

Mosquito control is a shared responsibility, so we are urging the community to do their part to protect themselves by following these recommendations: 

 

Information Provided/Press Release:  http://www.avmosquito.org/

• Check property for standing water and get rid of it
• When mosquitoes are active, use EPA registered insect repellents that contain one of these main ingredients: (DEET, Picaridin, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus, IR3535)
• Make sure your screens on windows and doors are in good repair
• Check around faucets and air conditioner units, and repair leaks or puddles that remain for several days
• Report stagnant pools and other backyard sources to the AVMVCD at 661-942-2917
• Report dead birds by calling 1-877-WNV-BIRD (877-968-2473) or online at www.westnile.ca.gov 

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