Prepare For Upcoming West Nile Virus Season

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West Nile Virus

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As you spend more time outside, the risk of getting mosquito bites increases, therefore increasing your risk of West Nile virus infection.

The Utah Department of Health wants you to "Fight the Bite!" as you head outdoors this summer. One way to help "Fight the Bite!" is to control mosquitoes in your own backyard.

This year, protect your family from mosquito bites -- and West Nile virus -- by looking for places in your yard where mosquitoes can breed. Birdbaths, swimming pools, old tires and plant containers can all become mosquito nurseries. There are three easy things that you can do to reduce standing water and the number of mosquitoes this year

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