West Nile Virus

Mosquitos in Erie County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Residents Reminded to Eliminate Standing Water Where Mosquitoes Breed  ERIE COUNTY, NY—West Nile Virus (“WNV”) has been identified in a mosquito pool in Erie County, in the Town of Amherst. The New York State Department of Health (“NYSDOH”) regularly conducts this testing and recently identified this case. In an effort to protect the public, the Town of Amherst, routinely conducts mosquito surveil... »

Health Advisory: State Department of Health Reminds New Yorkers to Protect themselves Against Mosquito Bites

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes in Suffolk, Rockland and Erie Counties ALBANY (June 30, 2015 – The New York State Department of Health is urging New Yorkers to take personal protective measures to avoid mosquito bites, after confirming the presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitos collected in Suffolk and Rockland Counties. West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne infection that can cause ... »