West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause serious illness and death.

West Nile virus is found in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America

Symptoms of West Nile virus can include fever, headache, muscle aches, and skin rash

There is no vaccine for West Nile virus. Prevention is key.

Use insect repellent when outdoors.

Wear long sleeves and pants when possible

Empty standing water around your home. Mosquitoes breed in standing water.

West Nile virus can cause serious complications, such as encephalitis and meningitis.

If you think you may have West Nile virus, see a doctor right away.

Text: Protect yourself from West Nile virus. Be aware of the risks and take preventive measures.