PHS Mosquito Counts

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:

In Nebraska

  • 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
  • Deaths
    • 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

Deaths: 0

 

Click here to learn more about West Nile Virus and how to protect yourself and your family.

Updated 10/02/2018