The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed twenty-four mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Lowndes County. Public Health Officials continue to encourage South Georgians to guard against exposure to mosquitoes.
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July 25, 2018 11:41 AM
May 26, 2017 3:42 PM
ATLANTA – Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and in Georgia, the beginning of mosquito season. Avoiding mosquito bites protects you and your family from mosquito-borne illness and helps prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illness in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recommends the use of EPA-registered insect repellents containing DEET […]
January 29, 2016 4:28 PM
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) cautions travelers, especially women who are pregnant, headed to countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, among others.