West Nile positive mosquitoes found in Genoa

Posted By on July 24, 2013

Staff Reports

Douglas County is reporting that West Nile positive mosquitoes have been trapped in the Northwest corner of Douglas County, namely Genoa.

“We are taking action tonight with a ground adulticiding attack followed by an aerial adulticiding application early Thursday morning,” a press release from the County said. “We strongly advise people to wear long sleeve shirts and pants in the early morning and evening hours and to use an insect repellant with Deet. We will continue to monitor the area. Trapping for mosquitoes will occur after the adulticide applications and sent into the State for testing.”

If you have any questions, please call Douglas County Mosquito Abatement District
(775) 782-4642.