Warren County reports mosquitoes with West Nile

FILE - This undated file photo from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows an aedes aegypti mosquito on human skin. The popular push for locally-produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but as these chickens grow in popularity, pests hitch rides on them and end up biting the family dogs and cats. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Agriculture, File)
FILE - This undated file photo from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows an aedes aegypti mosquito on human skin. The popular push for locally-produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but as these chickens grow in popularity, pests hitch rides on them and end up biting the family dogs and cats. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Agriculture, File)

LEBANON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Warren County Combined Health District says mosquitoes in three samples tested positive for the West Nile virus.

The samples were collected August 4, all at the same location in Deerfield Township.

The health district says it is treating standing water with an environmentally safe larvicide.

It encourages homeowners to  drain any sitting water on their properties and wear insect repellant.

Both Montgomery County and Greene County also came back with some positive tests.

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