LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has confirmed a case of Zika Virus in Fayete County.
A release from the health department says an unidentified person who had recently traveled in an area where the virus is circulating developed symptoms while visiting Lexington.
Zika is not known to be circulating in the local mosquito population.
The health department says they will be modifying their mosquito-spraying schedule to help control mosquitoes in the 40502 area where the traveler was visiting.
That schedule is as follows:
|Time||Monday September 26|
|10:00 PM- 12:00 AM||40502|
|Time||Tuesday September 27||Wednesday
|3:00 AM- 6:00 AM||40503, 40515||40505, 40511||40502, 40509|
|Wednesday October 5||Thursday October 6|
|3:00 AM- 6:00 AM||40505, 40516||40504, 40510, 40511||40503, 40515|
|Time||Tuesday October 11||Wednesday October 12||Thursday October 13|
|3:00 AM- 6:00 AM||40505, 40511||40502, 40509||40503, 40508, 40513, 40514|