West Nile Virus spreads in Elkhart County

More mosquitoes are testing positive for West Nile Virus in Elkhart County.

State officials say the problem has been growing in at least 69 Indiana counties.

Fifteen Hoosiers have contracted the virus already, with the spread likely to continue through the fall months.

You should protect your family by staying indoors and avoiding areas of stagnant water, using bug repellent, and removing any mosquito breeding sites such as small pools of water from your property.