west nile virus

ONE-ON-ONE: DHEC public health director warns about West Nile virus after death in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Even with the weather being so nice, there’s things you should be aware of before going outdoors. DHEC has reported an outbreak of West Nile virus and the first death from the disease in several years.  “Last known West Nile virus death in South Carolina was several years ago in 2018,” said Dr. Brannon Traxler, DHEC…

City of Columbia to spray after West Nile detected in dead bird

officials say a dead bird found within the city limits has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO ) — City  of Columbia officials say a dead bird found within the city limits has tested positive for West Nile Virus. In response, the city will begin spraying for adult mosquitoes on 7/30/22 and will conclude on 7/31/22. Here’s information / map provided of the general spraying area. MosquitoSprayMission 2022 07 28   Officials say spraying…

City of Columbia: West Nile virus detected in dead bird

officials say a dead bird found within the city limits has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO ) — City  of Columbia officials say a dead bird found within the city limits has tested positive for West Nile Virus. In response, the city will begin spraying for adult mosquitoes on 7/30/22 and will conclude on 7/31/22. Here’s information / map provided of the general spraying area. MosquitoSprayMission 2022 07 28 City of Columbia spraying…

Richland County confirms West Nile activity, scheduled to spray areas

File ABC Columbia RICHLAND, SC (WOLO)– Richland County officials say they will spray for mosquitoes in Forest Acres and St. Andrews after routine tests confirm West Nile Virus activity in those areas. According to county officials, the presence of the virus was detected in two areas, but residents across the County are advised to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites…

DHEC: West Nile and Mosquitos Still a Problem in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The calendar may say October but the temperatures have felt more like the middle of summer and that’s why State Health and City officials don’t want you to let your guard down when it comes to mosquitos. DHEC says there has been an increase in the number of mosquitos infected with West Nile this year. According to DHEC,…