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VNA Offers Tips on Avoiding West Nile Virus

mosquito300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has issued some tips for avoiding West Nile Virus.  They say when taking precautions, you should remember the “four Ds”…Drain, Dusk and dawn, DEET and Dress.  Drain standing water around the house weekly since that’s where mosquitoes lay eggs. Be sure Continue reading

Hantavirus Claims Eagle County Man

hantavirus-300Eagle County health officials identified a man yesterday who died from exposure to the hantavirus.  The Eagle County Coroner identified the victim as 41-year-old Continue reading

Mesa County Boy Contracts Hantavirus

hantavirus-300Health officials say a western Colorado boy is being treated after contracting hantavirus.  The Mesa County Health Department said yesterday the boy, whose name and age Continue reading