West Nile Virus Prevention

Fight the Bite!

The Town of Erie and public health officials would like to remind residents that this is the time of year when West Nile virus (WNV) activity can quickly increase. Therefore, residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves by following the Four D's:

  • Avoid the outdoors from dusk to dawn
  • Drain standing water outside your home
  • Dress in long sleeves and pants
  • Use Deet-enhanced insect repellent

Get more information on West Nile virus prevention.