In addition, the first collection of mosquitoes infected with the virus of the 2018 season was also reported. "The best way to limit the spread of mosquito-borne diseases is preventing mosquito bites".
While 80 percent of the people infected suffer no symptoms, those who do commonly report headaches, fevers, muscle aches and extreme fatigue.
Most people get infected with West Nile virus by the bite of an infected mosquito.
The Florida Department of Health in Bay County confirmed the case Friday.
The first positive test for West Nile this year comes about three weeks later than the first positive test last year.
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Mosquito season has arrived, and the pesky insect population is higher than years past.
"Right now, we've extended our hours of spraying to cover more ground and are putting out more larvicide to keep the ponds and standing bodies treated", she said.
Mosquitoes are most active in the early morning and late evening, so be careful during those times.
This marks the second year GRDHD has trapped and tested mosquitoes for the virus.
Deputy Chief Medical health officer Dr. Denise Werker says mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus attack from dusk until dawn. Wear long-sleeved shirts and long trousers and use bug repellent with an active ingredient of DEET or picaridin. Make sure that your doors and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep out mosquitoes.
Wear long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, and socks when outdoors, especially at dawn and dusk to reduce the amount of exposed skin, as weather permits.