Protect yourself from Dusk to
That is when mosquitoes that carry the
virus are most active, so take precautions to prevent mosquito
Use Repellent with DEET
Remove Standing Water
Use mosquito repellents that contain DEET
when doing any outdoor activity. (Follow the label instructions
For Adults, use repellents containing DEET at 30-35%
concentration. For children 2-12, use repellents containing 10%
or less DEET. Do not use on children under the age of 2.
Drain standing water, since
that's were mosquitoes lay eggs. This includes tires, cans
puddles, barrels, field run-off, overgrown drainage ditches,
and all stagnant water.
Emery County in 2003 had 8 infected horses with a 50%
mortality rate!!! West Nile Virus was County wide. Trends as the
virus has moved west is that the virus is 10 times worse the
second year. We are working hard to reduce the risk, the best
way to be protected is to protect yourself.