County towns receive West Nile Virus grants


The South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) announces that nearly 200 cities, counties, and tribes across South Dakota will collectively receive $500,000 in grants to combat mosquitoes and prevent the spread of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2023.

These grants have been allocated to support local efforts in controlling mosquito populations and reducing the risk of WNV transmission.

Edmunds County 2023 West Nile grant awardees were Ipswich, $3,545; Roscoe, $1,618; and Bowdle, $1,139.

Grant recipients were selected based on various factors, including the population of the applying jurisdiction and its...

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