Sarasota Officials Recommend Caution to Prevent Mosquito Borne Disease 92.1 CTQ

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) today (11/16/22) reminds residents of continued mosquito-borne disease activity ...

November 21, 2022
5:50 AM

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) today (11/16/22) reminds residents of continued mosquito-borne disease activity in Sarasota County. While cooler weather has reduced the number of mosquitos in our environment, we continue to be under a mosquito borne disease advisory. DOH Sarasota recently identified a human case of West Nile virus in Sarasota County. The case reported initial onset of symptoms in late September and was recently confirmed to be West Nile Virus. Most people do not develop any symptoms, but one in five people can experience headache, body ache, joint pain, diarrhea or rash.

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