West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus Found in Adams County
The Adams County Health Department (ACHD) is reporting the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Adams County for 2017. ACHD staff collected mosquitoes testing positive on Wednesday, June 7, in Quincy.
First 2015 Human West Nile Virus Deaths in Illinois
The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first two human West Nile Virus related deaths in Illinois for 2015. The Cook County Department of Public Health reported a resident in their 90’s became ill at the end of August and has died. Separately, the Kendall County Health Department…