DuPage County creates index to protect against West Nile Virus
The DuPage County Health Department has created a Personal Protection Index (PPI) that will inform residents of the amount of West Nile Virus (WNV) activity in the county, as well as recommended protective measures.
The PPI provides residents with a current snapshot of WNV activity, ranging from zero to four, with zero being no activity and four announcing multiple human cases of WNV in the county.
Today's PPI is one.
The PPI will be updated every Wednesday at 3 p.m. by health department staff during the surveillance season. The PPI will change to match the risk level determined for that period.
When the PPI is activated, residents should follow the four Ds of prevention that coincide with the risk level: drain, defend, dress and dusk and dawn.
Lisle Village Hall is at 925 Burlington Ave., Lisle.