Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes
How do I protect myself from diseases spread by mosquitoes?
- Don’t be out when the mosquitoes are active
- Wear light colored clothes
Diseases that may be found in Richland County
- Arrived in the US in New York in 1999. Its first effects were felt in Richland County in August 2002. If you would like to get a bird tested please see http://www.scdhec.gov/birdtesting/ for the types of birds and time frame for testing. Let us know if you need assistance by calling 803-929-6000.
* Note: These diseases are usually imported not locally aquired