West Nile Virus Second, Third West Nile Cases Reported In Franklin County By Jim Letizia • Sep 10, 2015 riverreporter.com Columbus Public Health says two Franklin County residents have tested positive for West Nile Virus. State Records First West Nile Death Of 2015 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 20, 2015 The Ohio Department of Health says a 91-year-old Williams County man is the season's first fatality from West Nile virus. First Human West Nile Cases Of The Year Reported By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 30, 2015 The Ohio Department of Health says two people recently diagnosed with West Nile virus are the first reported human cases in the state this year. Mosquito Spraying Starts Tonight In Portions Of Franklin County By Jim Letizia • Jun 2, 2015 Franklin County and Columbus health officials are launching mosquito spraying this week after mosquitos caught in a trap in Grandview Heights tested positive for the West Nile virus. First Human West Nile Virus Cases Reported By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 21, 2014 Ohio health officials report two women have been hospitalized with encephalitis resulting from infection with West Nile virus. Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Four Columbus Neighborhoods By Jim Letizia • Jul 18, 2014 Portions of four Columbus neighborhoods will be sprayed with pesticides tonight to stop the spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes. Columbus' First West Nile Discovery Of The Year By Jim Letizia • Jul 8, 2014 American Medical Association Columbus Public Health officials say two pools of mosquitoes on the South Side have tested positive for West Nile virus for the first time this season. More Mosquito Traps In Columbus This Year By Jim Letizia • Jul 3, 2014 National Geographic Columbus Public Health officials are increasing the number of mosquito traps around the city this year, as part of an effort to prevent the spread of diseases like West Nile Virus. First Local Case Of West Nile Virus Reported By Jim Letizia • Aug 29, 2013 Franklin County has its first case of West Nile Virus. First West Nile Virus Case Reported By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 22, 2013 State Health officials say a Cleveland area woman has been hospitalized with Ohio's first case of the West Nile virus this year. Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Worthington, South Columbus By Jim Letizia • Aug 6, 2013 Columbus Public Health crews will begin spraying tonight in portions of south Columbus and Worthington, where traps turned up high numbers of mosquitos and some carrying the West Nile virus. Mosquito Spraying In Dublin Tonight By Jim Letizia • Jul 18, 2013 Franklin County Public Health workers will be spraying multiple Dublin neighborhoods tonight to fight the West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Columbus By Jim Letizia • Jul 17, 2013 Columbus Public Health officials say mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found on the South side, and two areas will be sprayed on Thursday morning. Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Portions Of Franklin County By Jim Letizia • Jul 11, 2013 Franklin County Public Health officials will spray for mosquitoes tonight after the bugs in a test pool in Hamilton Township tested positive for West Nile virus. Mosquito Spraying In Local Parks Today & Wednesday By Jim Letizia • Jul 2, 2013 Columbus Public Health officials are spraying for mosquitoes today and Wednesday. ODH Ending Testing For West Nile By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Apr 30, 2013 The Ohio Department of Health is dropping its program that tests mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, due to budget cuts. Ohio reports first West Nile-related fatality By Alison Holm • Aug 29, 2012 State officials have reported Ohio's first human death from West Nile virus. West Nile In Ohio Not As Bad As In Other States By Jim Letizia • Aug 23, 2012 The Centers for Disease Control says the West Nile outbreak is one of the largest in the U.S, creating four times the usual number of cases for this time of year. 1st West Nile Case In Franklin County This Year By Jim Letizia • Aug 21, 2012 A 25-year-old woman is recovering from Franklin County's first case of West Nile Virus. Nine Human WNV Cases In Ohio By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 17, 2012 West Nile Virus is active in Yellow Springs, and two people have been infected in Miami and Clark counties.