2008-10-15 / Briefly Noted
Additional Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus
The Putnam County Department of Health received notification from the New York State Department of Health that three more crows have been laboratory confirmed having the West Nile virus. Two were located in the town of Carmel and one in the town of Kent. The Department of Health does not release specific locations. This brings the total to date to nine birds.