Another Local West Nile Case
September 25, 2012
A third case of the West Nile Virus has been reported in Santa Rosa County, bringing the two-county area total to 13 cases and one death.
Health departments in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have said the chances of more West Nile infections remains high.
Area residents are advised to attempt to avoid going outside between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are the most active, to use a mosquito repellent and to wear protective clothing. Residents should also work to remove any standing water around the outside of their homes.