Every year, Public Health Solutions maintains surveillance of mosquito activity in our five-county area. This includes testing mosquitoes for West Nile Virus (WNV) and any associated infections reported at our local hospitals. The most recent report includes the following.
To date (10/02/2018), there have been:
- 163 cases of WNV in Nebraska
- 80 cases non-neuroinvasive
- 83 neuroinvasive
- Highest number of cases is in the 51-60 year old age group
- 8 deaths related WNV infection
- Age 61-70: 2 deaths
- Age 71+: 6 deaths
In the PHS District
Probable WNV Cases in PHS district: 4
Probable Case Locations: Fillmore County: 2, Saline County: 1, Thayer County: 1
Click here to learn more about West Nile Virus and how to protect yourself and your family.