The best ways to reduce the risk of infection are:
For further information about these prevention tips, including proper use of insect repellent, visit Health Canada's West Nile Virus website.
Mosquito larvae can develop in water that has been standing for more than four days.
Eliminate stagnant water where mosquitoes lay their eggs.
Print tips to reduce the risk of West Nile Virus around your home.
To authorize the treatment of a municipally owned catch-basin located on private property, complete an authorization form.