COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.– Three human cases of the West Nile virus have now been found in Collier County, the Florida Department of Health (DOH-Collier) confirmed.
County officials issued a mosquito-borne illness alert on Thursday.
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Collier residents are encouraged to continue to take precautions against mosquitoes by draining and covering. Here are some ways to protect yourself against getting bit:
- Drain standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying
- Cover skin with clothes or repellent
- Cover doors and widows with screens to keep the bugs out of your house
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