Don't be complacent with West Nile Virus
With a renewed threat from the mosquito-spread West Nile Virus, there are new warnings across the state to be wary whenever people are outdoors.
Fortunately, Los Vaqueros doesnt have a major mosquito problem.
There are a lot of natural predators to mosquitos out here bats, frogs and birds so were able to maintain a good ecological balance..
That doesnt mean hikers and anglers can be complacent. West Nile Disease can cause severe illness and even kill.
Its recommended that wherever you hike or go outdoors this summer including LV that you wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants and apply mosquito repellent with DEET.
For more information on the West Nile Virus, click here.