Tips for Protection

West Nile Virus Season is upon us, and there have already been confirmed cases in Butte County. West Nile Virus (WNV) is a disease people can get from being bitten by an infected mosquito. While many people will not even be aware that they have the disease, others will experience a serious or even life-threatening illness. We want to remind you of some simple but important steps you can take to keep your family healthy and free of West Nile Virus. The attached links provide information that will reduce your risk of being bitten by mosquitoes and tips to eliminate free‐standing water where mosquitoes can breed.

Butte County Health Department West Nile Virus Information