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Six deaths reported in Arkansas from West Nile virus

The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting 6 deaths from the West Nile virus, 48 total infections state wide.
LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting 6 deaths from the West Nile virus, 48 total infections state wide.

How to protect yourself from the West Nile virus

  • Drain standing water from your yard. Empty standing water in flowerpots, buckets and kiddie pools.
  • Don’t go out at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes feed without protective clothing.
  • Do use insect repellents with the active ingredient DEET when you go outdoors.

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