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By Tim Leeds 

West Nile found in Blaine County mosquitoes


Last updated 8/30/2022 at 11:59am

West Nile virus has been confirmed in the area, with Blaine County among Montana counties with mosquitoes testing positive for the virus.

Blaine County Health Department said in a Facebook post Monday evening that the virus was detected in Blaine and Phillips counties.

“Please take precautions when you are outdoors, utilize proper bug spray and clothing, remove sources of standing water, and vaccinate your horses if you haven’t already,” the post said.

A post on the Hill County Weed and Mosquito Control District Facebook page said Hill County’s last trap had 176 mosquitoes with...

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