CINCINNATI - There are now two reported human cases of West Nile Virus in Hamilton County.
9 News talks with Mike Samet from Hamilton County Public Health who offers some tips for keeping your family safe.
You can use three words as a reminder for how to keep mosquitoes from your yard.
Drain: Clear standing water from your property.
Dunk: Apply mosquito larvicide to standing water that you cannot remove.
Protect: Keep your grass short, wear long sleeves and pants during peek mosquito hours which are dawn and dusk and use an insect repellent.
Eighty percent of people who contract West Nile do not show any symptoms. If you have flu-like symptoms for several days, swollen lymph glands or skin rash on the chest, stomach or back it's recommended that you contact your doctor for a diagnosis.
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