Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus in the Tucson Area, 2005
West Nile virus
This page, provided by faculty at the University of Arizona, serves to link you to further information on West Nile virus
- is a health concern for humans and horses
Websites of Key Agencies:
- What you can do to reduce your risk
- Prevent mosquitoes from breeding in your yard
(links below give more information)
- Use screens, clothing, and repellents
- Learn to recognize the three key species and the risks associated with them. See Adults
- How you can help
- Make your yard less attractive to mosquitoes
(check some of the links below; also, if you don't know what mosquito larvae and pupae look like, check Mosquito Video)
- Participate in bird surveillance See below
Dead bird surveillance
If you find a dead bird,
DO NOT TOUCH THE BIRD
Pima County Health Department
Health officials will provide additional instructions.
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June 6, 2005
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