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City of Punta Gorda Florida - Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County Mosquito Advisory 19 August 2022 ( news )
City of Punta Gorda , state Florida ( By Press Release office)
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The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County ( DOH - Charlotte ) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito - borne disease activity in areas of Charlotte County .
Several sentinel chicken flocks have tested positive for West Nile virus . The risk of transmission to humans has increased . Charlotte County Mosquito Control and ( DOH - Charlotte ) continue surveillance and prevention efforts .
DOH - Charlotte reminds residents and visitors to avoid being bitten...... by mosquitoes and to take basic precautions to help limit exposure . The entire release is available at
08182022 Mosquito Borne Illness Advisory Press Release
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