Travel-related Zika infection confirmed in Fayette Co.

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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.

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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

September 28

Thursday

September 29

3:00 AM- 6:00 AM 40503, 40515 40505, 40511 40502, 40509

 

Time

 

Tuesday

October 4

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