Credit: Tacoma Pierce County Health Dept.
– From the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department:
“West Nile Virus”
“Reduce your exposure to mosquitoes.”
“We received positive results for West Nile virus from a routine mosquito sampling at Gog-le-hi-te Wetlands near the Port of Tacoma. This is the first detection of the virus in mosquitoes west of the Cascades.
“Mosquitoes can spread illness and make you more than just itchy. See how you can protect yourself from mosquito bites. Learn more about West Nile virus from our frequently asked questions below.”