WALTON COUNTY – MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESSES ALERT IN EFFECT

The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) has upgraded the mosquito-borne illness advisory to an ALERT for Walton County according to Holly Holt, DOH-Walton Administrator. A second human case of West Nile virus illness has been confirmed and there is a heightened concern that additional residents will become ill.

DOH-Walton continues to advise the public to remain diligent in their personal mosquito protection efforts by remembering to “Drain and Cover.”

 

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