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Health officials issue mosquito-borne illnesses advisory

| Staff Reporters

The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Santa Rosa County.

A human case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed and there is a heightened concern additional residents will become ill. Santa Rosa County Mosquito Control and DOH-Santa Rosa continue surveillance and prevention efforts. DOH-Santa Rosa wants to remind residents and visitors to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and to take basic precautions to help limit exposure.

A human case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed and there is a heightened concern additional residents will become ill.

 

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