Fulton County Health Services urges residents to use preventive measures to deter mosquito growth in their neighborhoods. West Nile Virus (WNV) can cause a serious illness and is transmitted from mosquitoes to humans. The occurrence of this virus increases in the summer and continues into the fall.
“We are in the season for increased mosquito activity,” says Patrice A. Harris, MD, Director of Fulton County Health Services. “It is important for everyone to use preventive measures to protect themselves and their families against the virus.”
Residents are encouraged to follow the 5 D’s of Protection: