Baldwin County chicken tests positive for West Nile Virus

A sentinel chicken from the Magnolia Springs area of Baldwin County has tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to officials with the Baldwin County Health Department.

In June, a sentinel chicken in the Orange Beach area tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. In July, another chicken from the Lillian area of Baldwin County tested positive for EEE.

Ongoing public health surveillance has detected no mosquito-borne virus activity in humans so far this year in Mobile or Baldwin County, health officials said today.

Baldwin County chicken tests positive for West Nile Virus