Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in St. Louis County - KMOV.com

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in St. Louis County

(KMOV)-- Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have been discovered in North and South St. Louis County.

The St. Louis County Health Department said it has received positive test results on bugs from calverton park, castle point, dellwood, florissant, mehlville, and Webster groves. No human cases have been reported.

The Health Department routinely collects mosquito samples to test and help determine where to focus control efforts. Vector Control monitors and treats standing water in public areas as part of its preventative larviciding program. To find out where the county will be spraying, call 615-4-BUG (615-4284) for the nightly mosquito-spraying schedule.

For more information on mosquito prevention, contact the County Vector Control office at 314-727-3097 or visit the Health Department's website at www.stlouisco.com/doh.

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