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West Nile Virus
Kane County Health Department environmental health staff monitor West Nile activity
and provides the following information:
mosquito What is
West Nile virus?

Visit our detailed
West Nile virus
Information Page
CLICK HERE for
West Nile Virus
Surveillance Data
for 2016
West Nile
latest news
for Kane County
mosquito
 
To report dead birds, contact Kane County Health Department at: 630-444-3040

Dead birds are picked up Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m 
 
CLICK HERE for 2016 Surveillance Statistics
 
YEAR Birds Positive
Pools
Horses Humans
2015    1   36 0 4
2014   2   6 0 1
2013   4   25 0 0
2012   5   78 0 13
West Nile Virus
Contact your local City/Village/Township Administrator to learn more about your local mosquito Abatement Program.
West Nile Virus & the Zika Virus are spread by different types of mosquitoes
The Culex mosquito (right)
carrier of the West Nile Virus
Commonly found in Midwestern USA
  The Aedes mosquito (right)
carrier of the Zika Virus
 Currently NOT  commonly found in Midwestern USA
Questions about Zika? Visit our Zika Page
 
West Nile Virus Statistics from past years
 
Statisticsfor Kane County, dating back
to when tracking began:
 
YEAR Crow Robin/other
perching

birds
Blue Jay Mosquito
Batches
Horses Humans
2002 5 * 0 NA 10 9
2003 6 * 5 3 0 0
2004 7 * 3 13 0 2
2005 6 1 1 51 0 17
2006 2 0 0 69 0 4
2007 2 0 0 12 0 13
2008 1 0 0 1 0 3
2009 0 0 0 2 0 0
2010 0 3 1 26 0 5
2011 0 0 0 4 0 1
             
* Robins not tested
 
Year US
Cases/
Deaths
Illinois Cases/
Deaths
Kane County
Cases/
Deaths
1999 62/7
2000 21/2    
2001 66/9    
2002 4,156/284 884/67 9/1
2003 9,862/264 54/1 0/0
2004 2,539/100 60/4 2/0
2005 3,000/119 252/12 17/0
2006 4,269/177 215/10 4/0
2007 3,623/124 101/4 13/0
2008 1356/44 20/1 3/1
2009 720/32 5/0 0/0
2010 1,021/57 61/4 5/1
2011 712/43 34/3 1/0
2012 5,387/243 290/12 13/1
2013 2,469/119 117/12 0/0
2014 2,205/97 44/3 1/0
2015 2,060/119 72/7 4/0