West Nile Virus season is here, so take precaution

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The West Nile Virus was found in mosquitoes this year in Rockland and Suffolk counties.

ALBANY — Public health officials in New York State are reminding residents of the dangers posed by mosquitoes after West Nile Virus was found in two counties.

People can protect themselves by eliminating standing water in their yards, the state Department of Health said Sunday.

West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes trapped this year in Rockland and Suffolk counties. It’s the first time this year the disease has been identified in the state.

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Health – NY Daily News

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