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West Nile Virus In Illinois; No Human Cases Reported

Seven Illinois Counties have reported the West Nile Virus. Illinois Department of Public Health urges public to, “Fight The Bite.”

Macoupin, Edgar, Will, Cook, Logan, Dupage, and Washington Counties report a total of 15 mosquito batches testing positive for the virus. 

There are no human cases, yet. Spokesperson Mike Claffey says that  you should still be careful

Claffey says that you should keep the property surrounding your home dry. 

As always, it’s a good idea to make sure windows have tight-fitting screens without tears. 

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