Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Vector-Borne Disease
Public Health

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What you need to know

​​​​In Nebraska, there are three endemic mosquito viruses of human concern: West Nile Virus, St. Louis Encephalitis, and Western Equine Encephalitis. Travel to other countries can raise the risk of exposure to other mosquito-borne diseases. Check the CDC Travel Health web page to know before you go. 

Learn simple steps to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites and the illnesses they cause.​

DHHS Vector-Borne Disease Program
Epidemiology Unit
Phone Number
(402) 471-2937
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026