TERRE HAUTE —
The Vigo County Health Department has confirmed its first positive pool (sampling) of mosquitoes for the West Nile Virus. The sampling of mosquitoes was collected on July 6.
In a news release today, the department advises:
• If you do have to go outside during this time wear a long sleeved shirt and apply insect repellent containing DEET
• Maintain windows and door screens to keep mosquitoes out of your home
• Inspect and clean rain gutters
• Walk around your property and look for any containers that can hold water or have standing water-unused flower pots, wading pools, bird baths, dog dishes, or any type of container that can hold water and has been left for more than a day.