Ross River Virus Warning

The Health Department has reported increase numbers of Ross River Virus in the South West.

There a high number of infected mosquitos being detected though our adult mosquito trapping program.

Mosquito breeding

Mosquito breeding occurs in freshwater after periods of high rainfall where there is flooding of the wetlands. Mosquitoes are known to present serious health risks and cause considerable nuisance to residents and visitors to the Shire of Capel.

Fight the bite

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Mosquito activity


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