Butte County West Nile Virus Reports

Butte County West Nile Virus Reports

Butte County West Nile Virus

Butte County West Nile Virus Reports

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico Personal Injury Lawyer. There has been a scary report announced by officials from Butte County stating that the West Nile Virus is considered to be boundless in the valley.

What Is the West Nile Virus?

The West Nile Virus (WNV) is a human contracted infection transmitted by mosquitoes. A majority of individuals that are infected with WNV show no signs of symptoms. People that go outdoors are advised to take safety precautions in regard to the WNV to wear protective garments and insect repellent to prevent the possibility of being bitten by a mosquito. At this time, there are no medication treatments or vaccines for the WNV infection.

Butte County West Nile Virus Infection Reports

According to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District, there has been reports of 13 confirmed and infected locals. Thirty-three sentinel chickens have also been infected as a result of the WNV. There has also been 43 reported bodies of water with infected mosquitoes. Reports have also indicated that 15 birds have contracted the infection by the West Nile Virus mosquitoes and have passed away as a result.

West Nile Virus Hot Spot Locations

Butte County has confirmed the West Nile Virus locations in the vicinity of Chico, Dayton, Gridley, Palermo, Biggs, Wyandotte, Hamilton City, Nelson, Honcut, and surrounding areas of agriculture. West Nile Virus reports have included humans, deceased birds, and sentinel chickens.

Butte County West Nile Virus Safety Announcement

Butte County locals are advised by the District to take additional safety precautions to avoid WNV. Safety precautions such as utilizing insect repellent, protective clothing, and discarding any standing water. The state of California has also created a government website in regard to West Nile activity reports in the counties of California. The following website may be viewed here.

Chico Personal Injury Attorney

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico Personal Injury Attorney. If you or a member of your family has been involved in a severe accident, please contact me at for free, friendly advice. If you are calling outside of the Chico or Sacramento locations, you may dial me toll free at (800) 404-5400.

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