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Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus in the Tucson Area, 2005

West Nile virus
  • is a health concern for humans and horses
This page, provided by faculty at the University of Arizona, serves to link you to further information on West Nile virus
  • 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
Websites of Key Agencies:

Dead bird surveillance

If you find a dead bird,
please call:
Pima County Health Department
Health officials will provide additional instructions.

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June 6, 2005
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