The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is urging residents to stay protected against West Nile Virus. Health officials say reducing the risk of mosquito breeding can help. Homeowners are advised to drain standing water from your yard. Pooled water can also be found in old tires, plastic containers, wading pools, wheelbarrows and clogged rain gutters. For more information on protecting your family visit simcoemuskokahealth.org.