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West Nile Virus in Maricopa County

Maricopa County Departments of Public Health and Environmental Services work closely to protect residents of Maricopa County against West Nile Virus (WNV).

In our efforts, Environmental Services has the tough job of locating areas where there is a lot of mosquito activity, catching those mosquitoes and then testing them to see if they have the virus. They also respond to all complaints related to green pools, stagnant water, dead birds and of course mosquitoes. Using such tools as mosquito testing, Environmental Services is the front line in informing residents know where WNV is in the county.

Public Health works with Environmental on the human side of the virus. Working with hospitals throughout the county, Public Health does human surveillance trying to find hot spots in the Valley and monitoring any patients that come in with potential WNV symptoms.

Together both departments work to educate the public about what they can do to protect themselves and their family from contracting WNV.

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image - MCDPH Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2013 MCDPH Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2013 7/31/2013
After reporting 6 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus infection this season to date, Maricopa County Department of Public Health announced today its first death of the season from the disease. Th ....More Details

image - National Mosquito Control Awareness Week 2013 National Mosquito Control Awareness Week 2013 6/20/2013
June 23 –29, ‘13 is the 17th annual “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” by AMCA. Raise awareness with Maricopa County Environmental Services Dept ....More Details

Avoid being a mosquito magnet! 5/24/2013
While many may be outdoors in the Memorial Day events or simply enjoying the warm weather, it is important to protect ourselves from mosquitoes. ....More Details

image - Mosquitoes are looking for you! Mosquitoes are looking for you! 3/27/2013
Maricopa County confirms first positive mosquito sample and early start of 2013 West Nile virus season. Residents are reminded about the importance to “Fight the Bite”. ....More Details

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