VIDEO: West Nile Virus Found in Cumberland County


VINELAND - It’s the height of West Nile season and the disease has been found in Cumberland County.
Two mosquito pools in the area of Landis Avenue in Vineland tested positive for the virus recently, prompting the Cumberland County Mosquito Commission to issue the following warning.
The Cumberland County Department of Health is advising residents to:

  • Remove any standing water from your property. That’s where mosquitoes live and breed putting your family at a higher risk for the West Nile Virus.

  • Use insect repellent when outside and wear long sleeves and pants during dawn and dusk.

  • Install or repair screens on windows and doors. Use air conditioning, if you have it.

  • And be sure to report any dead birds to your local animal control.

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