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West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Pool WEST CHESTER, PA – The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that mosquito traps collected in Greenfield Park in West Chester Borough have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The mosquito traps were placed in various locations in the municipalities as part of routine surveillance by Health Department […]

PennDOT Reminder back-to-school

PennDOT Reminds Drivers, Students of Shared Safety Concerns as New School Year Approaches Harrisburg – With the rumble of school buses soon heralding back-to-school season in Pennsylvania, PennDOT today reminded motorists and students to watch out for one another. “Back-to-school can be an exciting and distracting time for children, which means motorists need to be […]

West Nile Virus

The chance of contracting WNV from an infected mosquito is small and chances of becoming seriously ill are even smaller, however, the Health Department recommends that individuals take personal precautions to minimize the possibility of being bitten by infected mosquitoes. This includes staying indoors at dawn or dusk when mosquitoes are most active, wearing long […]