Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Vector-Borne Disease
Public Health

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What you need to know

​​​​In Nebraska, there are four endemic mosquito viruses of human concern: West Nile Virus, St. Louis Encephalitis, Western Equine Encephalitis, and Jamestown Canyon Virus. Travel to other countries can raise the risk of exposure to other mosquito-borne diseases. Check the CDC Travel H​ealth 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