| News

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

West Nile virus found in Penn Township mosquito

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Westmoreland Photo Galleries

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 5:24 p.m.

A mosquito in Penn Township tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection.

On Friday, 26 mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus across Pennsylvania. The department tests daily for the virus.

Pennsylvania's West Nile Virus Control Program includes trapping mosquitoes, collecting dead birds and monitoring horses and people for the virus.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Ligonier Township police officer killed in crash; K-9 injured
  2. 7 arrested in Greensburg street argument
  3. Latrobe man held for trial in beating of woman
  4. 6 seeking 5 spots on Mt. Pleasant board
  5. Mt. Pleasant’s former top cop says no grant money was lost
  6. Business owners try ease residents’ worries about crematorium proposed for Youngwood
  7. Fiscal concerns define Westmoreland County commissioners race
  8. Greensburg sculptor finds way to monster career with Syfy opportunity
  9. 10 candidates seek school board seats in Greensburg Salem
  10. Latrobe police: Man kicked, spit on officers
  11. Jeannette police look for man who robbed city bank