Carolyn Fleegle

West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquitoes in Gratiot

by Carolyn Fleegle on August 13, 2010 at 4:25 am

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department announced Friday  that mosquitoes collected in Gratiot by the Licking County Health Department have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Officials say the traps were set on Spring Street.

The Health Department says it will continue to spray mosquito problem areas.

If you live in Muskingum County and would like to request spraying for your neighborhood you can call the Health Department at (740) 454-9741.