West Nile Virus Found in Eugene

A dead bird found in Eugene has tested positive for West Nile virus. A home owner reported dead birds in their yard to the health department who had the blue jay tested. It is the first case reported in Lane County this year.

The most effective way to avoid West Nile virus disease is to prevent mosquito bites. Be aware of the West Nile virus activity in your area and take action to protect yourself and your family.

Avoid Mosquito Bites

Mosquito-Proof Your Home

West Nile Virus Surveillance

Visit the CDC website for more information on symptoms and treatment of West Nile virus.

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