It's Peak Season for West Nile Virus in Central Iowa
This is the peak season for West Nile Virus in Central Iowa. People become infected with West Nile by the bite of an infected mosquito. The best way to protect yourself is to avoid mosquito bites by using mosquito repellent, wearing light-colored and long-sleeved shirts and pants and eliminating standing water around your home.
For more information about West Nile Virus and mosquito prevention:
CDC - West Nile Virus
Prevent Mosquito Bites
Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses