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West Nile Mosquitoes In Tazewell County



The Tazewell County Health Department has confirmed the first West Nile Virus mosquito batch of 2014.

Health officials say the positive batch collected Tuesday in Pekin, shows that this is the portion of the summer when West Nile is at its peak.

People are being urged to remember the three R's; Reduce, Repel and Report.

Reduce outdoor exposure, Repel mosquitoes with insect repellent contaning DEET, and Report dead birds to your health department.


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