West Nile present in at least two valley pools

West Nile virus has been found in at least two mosquito pools in Cache Valley, a member of the Cache Mosquito Abatement Board said.Darwin Pitcher, a member of the board and also a member of the Lewiston City Council, said the board found out about the pools at their meeting last week.”One of those pools is in Benson and one was in Mendon and so it’s like we’re, we need to protect ourselves again this year from West Nile virus,” Pitcher said. “Things that (people) can do of course is wear long sleeve clothing and long pants especially at dusk and dawn and those times when mosquitos are out and put on repellant that has DEET in it.”Pitcher said the Mosquito Abatement District would be fogging around areas where large town celebrations will be taking place over the July 4 weekend, including in his town of Lewiston. More information about West Nile virus and measures people can take to protect themselves can be found on the

<a href=”http://www.brhd.org”>Bear River Health Department’s Web site.</a>

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