Westchester Health Department: New Rochelle resident confirmed as 2023's first West Nile virus case in county

West Nile infection often causes mild or moderate flu-like symptoms.

News 12 Staff

Sep 1, 2023, 12:28 AM

Updated 232 days ago

Share:

The Westchester County Health Department reported 2023's first positive human case of West Nile virus in the county.
That case was confirmed in a New Rochelle resident.
West Nile infection often causes mild or moderate flu-like symptoms. It can be more serious for those 60 and older and those with health complications.
The Health Department reminds residents to remove any standing water from their property to prevent mosquitoes from breeding.


More from News 12