Mosquito Control out in full force in Harrison County
Summer bugs are out- in full force, and they're sure- to get under your skin as - temperatures stay high, and - rain continues to fall.
- this week, the mississippi- department of health- confirmed two new human cases o- west nile virus, bringing - the state's total this year to- five.
- while none of those cases have- been reported in our immediate- area, harrison county mosquito- control continues to- collect live samples every day- for testing, and fog 3 nights - a week to keep activity low.- even though we're nearing the - end of summer,- mosquito control director, gene- fayard says it's- still likely to see a case in - harrison county this year.- - "it's a little early in the - season.
Last year we- had 4 human cases; 2 in august,- 1 in september, and 1 in- october.
So the threat- is still there."- - - - so fayard says we should stay - cautious and do our part in - keeping ourselves safe from - mosquito-borne- illnesses...by removing any - standing water around your- house, including children's toy- and even bottle caps.