West Nile Identified in Yakima County
August 5th, 2015, the Yakima County Mosquito Control has been notified that one of the mosquito samples
collected by the Yakima County Mosquito Control, off East Selah Road, has tested positive for the West Nile
virus (WNv). This is the first positive West Nile virus sample collected by Yakima County …
Protect Yourself From Mosquitoe Bites is the Warning
Protect yourself from mosquitoe bites. That's the message from the Yakima County Health
District after a Yakima man was treated for the West Nile virus last month. One
of the first human cases in the state in 2 years.  Spokesperson Mary Ann Patnode
says don't take the advice to cove…
West Nile Cases Up 40 Percent From Last Week
No cases have been found in Yakima County so far this year but federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003. The centers for disease control and prevention has confirmed 1,590 cases of the mo…