West Nile Virus Found in Northbrook

Residents should check around their homes and eliminate any sources of standing water, according to a Village memo.

A pool of mosquitoes collected by the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District in Northbrook on July 6, has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a Village of Northbrook staff briefing

The NSMAD reminds residents to protect themselves by avoiding outdoor activity during the hours around dawn and dusk, covering exposed skin with loose fitting, light colored clothing and wearing repellent.

Residents should also check around the homes and eliminate any sources of standing water as this provides the mosquitoes with potential breeding sites.

Mosquito Information & Reporting Dead Bird Findings
For residents east of Pfingsten, contact the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District at (847) 446-9434 or www.nsmad.com
For residents west of Pfingsten, contact Northwest Mosquito Abatement District at (847) 537-2306 or www.nwmadil.com 

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