Multiple Reports of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in South Georgia

Multiple Reports of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in South GeorgiaMosquito Pools and Emu Test Positive Valdosta – Public Health officials are encouraging South Georgians to take precautions whenever outdoors to guard against mosquito-borne illnesses. South Health District has…

One human and three horses test positive for…

Press Release: Valdosta – The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed one human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Echols County. Three horses have tested positive for mosquito-borne diseases in Brooks, Cook and Lowndes…

Summertime Mosquito Prevention and Protection

City of Valdosta Press Release: During the summer months it is common to see a lot of rain in South Georgia. Many mosquito problems in your neighborhood are likely to come from water-filled containers that…

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

South Health District Georgia Department of Public Health Press Release: Valdosta – Through a partnership Mosquito Surveillance Program, Public Health Officials have been notified numerous mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County.…

Six Pools Test Positive For West Nile In…

The Georgia Department of Public Health said Tuesday that six positive West Nile Virus mosquito samples were recorded in Lowndes County last week. 14 mosquito pools have tested positive for a mosquito borne disease so far this year: 13 for…

West Nile Detected In Mosquitoes Found In Lowndes…

Valdosta, GA- The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed three mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County. Public Health Officials in South Georgia encourage everyone to guard against exposure to…

First Human Case of West Nile Confirmed In…

The Georgia Department of Public Health today confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV). The adult patient from Brantley County was infected in May and recovered without hospitalization or complications. Most people…