SLO County resident dies from West Nile complications – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Please, be sure to safeguard yourself from mosquito bites and drain any sources of standing water where mosquitoes can reproduce.”This is the very first case and death of the virus in California this year.Health authorities say West Nile is typically transferred by mosquitoes to both animals and humans and typically follows a seasonal pattern based on mosquito populations. Mosquitoes that transfer West Nile virus usually bite in the early morning and evening.Check and fix all screens, including screen doors, to keep mosquitoes out.To remove mosquito reproducing sites around your home, individuals are encouraged to eliminate standing water from drains pipes or containers, roofing system seamless gutters, and things like bird baths, water fountains and family pet meals.