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West Nile Report

NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT 342 Airport Blvd., Salinas, CA 93905 Telephone (831) 422-6438 Website: www.montereycountymosquito.com

District Manager and Biologist, Ken Klemme, urges residents to take the following precautions to avoid getting the West Nile virus:

Symptoms of West Nile Virus Infection

People infected with WNV can have no symptoms, West Nile Fever, or West Nile Neuroinvasive disease. Symptoms usually occur 2-15 days after infection.

Symptoms of West Nile Fever can include:

Even healthy people may suffer sickness for several days to several weeks, and be unable to function normally.

Symptoms of West Nile Neuroinvasive disease can include:

Vaccinate your horses as they are highly susceptible to West Nile virus.  Approximately half of all horses that get the disease are euthanized. Please call the District to report green pools, standing water, or mosquito problems. The NSVMAD is here to help you with mosquito problems, please call us at:  831-422-6438