The West Nile Virus Has Been Detected in 40 States – Take Caution When Traveling To Them

The last couple of years it seems as though one of the biggest outdoor issues that the country has been facing is dealing with disease-ridden ticks. From Lyme disease to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, there’s certainly still a cause for concern when it comes to worrying about ticks. But now, according to the Centers for Disease Control, there’s another reason why you should make sure you’re applying your bug repellent before heading outside.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Do you know anyone who’s been affected by the West Nile Virus this year? To stay aware of what other diseases are going around the country, read about how A Deadly Tick-Borne Disease Is On The Rise In These 5 States!