Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers and socks when outdoors, particularly when mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk, or in areas known for having large numbers of mosquitoes.
Most people infected with the virus show no symptoms of illness but some develop symptoms such as high fever and nausea. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all residents of areas where virus activity has been identified are at risk of getting West Nile encephalitis. Also, repellents containing DEET should not be applied to skin under clothing.
Residents are urged to use insect repellant when outdoors, especially dusk to dawn.
"I'm not sure that it's related to Harvey at this time but I can tell you that the additional moisture that we received just yesterday is certainly gonna create more of a breeding ground for these mosquitoes, so it's gonna be real important that we stay on top of it", Noack said.
- Properly dispose of discarded tires that can collect water.
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The team also discovered a link between the pre-contact dogs and the canine transmissible venereal tumor or CTVT . Instead, the analysis confirmed, the dogs were most closely related to an ancient Eastern Siberian stock.
IDPH is partnering with Iowa State University to provide all supplies needed to trap the mosquitos throughout the county.
- Drill holes in the bottoms of recycling containers that are kept outdoors. Empty any unused flowerpots and wading pools, and change water in birdbaths frequently.
- Remove leaf debris from yards and gardens, and remove vegetation and debris from the edge of ponds.
Local government mosquito control teams have been active in elevating spray schedules in major cities like Houston, Corpus Christi, McAllen and Brownsville, while state and local public health officials have initiated public awareness and education campaigns to encourage home and business owners to take an active role in addressing standing water caused by torrential rains that covered most of the Texas coast, June 17-23.
Sandy Bubke, Monona County Environmental Health Manager, will be out conducting mosquito surveillance from May through July as part of a grant received from the Iowa Department of Public Health.