West Nile Virus

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Jan 16, 2017
West Nile Virus

http://npic.orst.edu/pest/mosquito/wnv.html

Follow the links below to learn more about West Nile Virus, the symptoms it may cause and to find Federal Resources related to WNV.

Source: NPIC

Jan 16, 2017
EPA Mosquito Control

https://www.epa.gov/mosquitocontrol

Learn more from the EPA about mosquito control and repellents.

Source: EPA

Jan 16, 2017
West Nile Virus Repellents Containing DEET

http://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/HealthyNeighborhoods/Pesticides/Pages/westnile.aspx

West Nile Virus is an illness spread by mosquito bites. Preventing mosquito bites can prevent getting West Nile Virus. Insect repellent products containing DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) can reduce the risk of mosquito bites, but must be used with caution.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 16, 2017
Recommendations for Protecting Outdoor Workers from West Nile Virus Exposure

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2005-155/

This document contains answers to questions relevant to outdoor workers regarding West Nile Virus, as well as recommendations for the prevention of exposure to West Nile Virus by outdoor workers.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 16, 2017
West Nile Virus

https://www.cdc.gov/westnile/index.html

West Nile virus (WNV) is most commonly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. You can reduce your risk of being infected with WNV by using insect repellent and wearing protective clothing to prevent mosquito bites.

Source: CDC

Jan 16, 2017
West Nile Virus

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/outdoor/mosquito-borne/westnile.html

Employers should provide workers with training about West Nile virus prevention and symptoms of infection, and provide EPA-registered insect repellent and protective clothing.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2006
Recommendations for Protecting Laboratory, Field, and Clinical Workers from West Nile Virus Exposure

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2006-115/

This document answers questions about West Nile virus that are relevant to laboratory, field and clinical workers.

Source: NIOSH

Dec 01, 2002
West Nile Virus Information from Oregon Public Health

http://public.health.oregon.gov/DiseasesConditions/DiseasesAZ/Pages/disease.aspx?did=8

Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division works with local health departments, mosquito control districts and other agencies to detect and test for the presence of WNV.

Source: Oregon Public Health