2007-10-10 / Front Page
Kent Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
The Putnam County Health Department has received notification from the New York State Department of Health that a Sharp-Shinned Hawk located in the Town of Kent has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that has tested positive for the virus in 2007. There have been no mosquito or human cases of West Nile virus in Putnam this year.