CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - The Cuyahoga County Board of Health says a Shaker Heights resident has tested positive for the West Nile virus.
The confirmed case in Shaker Heights is the second case of West Nile virus in Cuyahoga County this year and the 17th case in Ohio.
Health officials are urging the public to take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes:
Mosquito activity tends to increase in late July and peaks in August and September.
Symptoms of West Nile virus include, high fever, headaches, muscle aches, vomiting, and even death.