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West Nile virus season nearing peak

Sep 14, 2020
SIMCOE MUSKOKA - As summer lengthens, the risk of being bitten by a mosquito infected with West Nile virus (WNv) increases.

SIMCOE MUSKOKA - As summer lengthens, the risk of being bitten by a mosquito infected with West Nile virus (WNv) increases. Continue to enjoy your summer by protecting yourself. Prevent mosquito bites by avoiding going outside when mosquitoes are most active, wearing light-coloured, loose-fitting pants and long-sleeved shirts and using insect repellent according to the manufacturer’s directions.

For more information about WNv, call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or visit simcoemuskokahealth.org.

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