Mercer County Health Department Collecting Dead Birds For West Nile Virus Testing

The Mercer County Health Department will submit dead birds to the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Urbana for West Nile Virus Testing, June 1 – Oct. 15, 2018. Contact Mercer County Health Department at 309-582-3759 to arrange pick up or drop off. Additional information can be found on the Illinois Department of Health website at www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/wnv.htm.