Niagara Region Public Health has received its first report of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquitoes in 2018. To date, Niagara has no human cases of WNV.
While the mosquitoes that
tested positive were found in Pelham, all Niagara residents should take the
necessary precautions to prevent WNV. To reduce the risk of being bitten by
mosquitoes and potentially exposed to WNV, residents are reminded to:
Residents with inquiries about WNV can call 905-688-8248, ext. 7590, or 1-888-505-6074. Further information about WNV and updates can be found online at www.niagararegion.ca/health.
Niagara Region Public Health
905-688-8248 ext. 7219