What can I do to help prevent the spread?
Get rid of all standing water.
·Empty, remove, cover or turn upside down any receptacle/container that will hold standing water (bottles, cans, tires, buckets, flower pots, etc.).
·Change water in pet dishes, wading pools, and bird baths several times a week.
·Cover trash containers so they will not collect water.

Repair any leaking plumbing and outside faucets

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1. What are West Nile virus, West Nile fever, and West Nile encephalitis?
2. What Are the Symptoms of West Nile Virus
3. How is West Nile Spread?
4. If I live in an area where birds or mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been reported and a mosquito bites me, am I likely to get sick?
5. What can I do to help prevent the spread?
6. Following the 'four Ds' can help beat mosquito bites
7. Is West Nile Virus contagious?
8. What is the treatment for West Nile Virus?