The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has detected 12 human cases of West Nile virus. The risk of human WNV disease is elevated across the Commonwealth. Most human cases of WNV occur in August and September. Now is the time to use personal protective measures like repellents and appropriate clothing to avoid mosquito bites. For more information please visit www.mass.gov/dph/mosquito  

* One WNV Human Case was exposed Out-of-State

Mosquito Samples Positive Animals Positive Humans Positive
WNV 543 2 14*
EEE Virus 0 0 0