UNION Co., SC (WSPA) – A bird has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Union Co., according to Union Co. Emergency Management Director Rob Fraim.
The bird was found at a home near Union Co. Airport.
There are no human cases of the disease, but Emergency Management has arranged for pesticide spraying to kill mosquitoes within a half mile radius of the address.
Spraying is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday night.
The pesticide doesn’t pose a heath risk to humans and animals.
Beekeepers should relocate or cover their hives until spraying is finished.