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West Nile detected in area


September 15, 2022

The North Central District Health Department reported the West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Holt County near O’Neill.

Residents should take precautions to protect themselves from mosquitoes by limiting time spent outdoors when mosquitoes are most active. Wear long sleeve shirts and pants, if outdoors at these times. Apply an EPA-approved mosquito repellant. Standing water should be removed, since mosquitoes may breed in it.

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