Human case of West Nile confirmed in Gaffney


GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) –  A human has tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to a report from SC DHEC.

Cherokee Co. says the area is near the southern part of the City of Gaffney and surrounding areas.

They say they will be using a spray truck to apply a mosquito control agent. 

There will be a second application within 72 hours, if weather permits.

There will be additional applications in 10 – 14 day increments.

They will also be a larviciding treatment using 45 day briquettes in storm drains and obvious breeding areas.

County officials will also go door-to-door giving out education materials.

You can see those materials by clicking here

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