PLEASE NOTE: The PA WNV Surveillance and Control Program is not a hospital or clinical facility; we do not see patients and are unable to diagnose your illness, provide treatment, prescribe medication, or refer you to specialists.
If you have a medical emergency, contacting PA WNV Surveillance and Control Program is not the proper way to get immediate help. If you are a patient, please see your health care provider or the nearest emergency room. If you are a health care provider, please contact your state epidemiologist or local health department.
What is West Nile virus?
For information on West Nile Virus, please click here.
What is PA Doing about West Nile virus?
For information on what what PA is doing about WNV, please click here.
For information on who to contact about WNV surveillance in your county, please click here.
For information on pyrethroid pesticides being used to combat WNV, please click here.
What Can I Do About WNV?
For information on what you can do to help control mosquitoes and WNV activity, please click here.
For information on insect repellent use and safety, please click here.By law, ALL pesticides must be used according to the label instructions. Most mosquito larval control products can only be applied in areas where mosquitoes have been identified. If you are not sure that what you have is mosquito larvae, please contact your County WNV Coordinator for more information.
WNV and Humans
For information on WNV in humans, please click here.
For a list of WNV symptoms in humans, please click
Animals Positive for WNV
For a list of all species found positive for WNV in the U.S., please click here.
WNV and Birds
For information on WNV in birds, please click here.
Please report ALL dead birds to the WNV surveillance program.
You can do this by clicking here.
(Please report each bird one time)
Also see "I Found a Dead Bird"
WNV and Horses
For information on WNV in horses, please click here.
WNV and Wastewater Treatment Plants
For information on WNV and wastewater treatment plants, please click here.