With sunnier days and warmer weather, Winnebago County residents should start seeing increased mosquito activity.
It's to early to know the amount of west nile virus in our community, that's a virus transmitted to humans from mosquito's but the health department has come out with some tips on how we can protect ourselves.
1. Limit activity during the early morning and at dusk
2. Wear protective clothing like long sleeves and pants outside
3. Use repellent containing DEET.