Health officals have confirmed their first case of West Nile Virus in Louisiana this year.
it was in St. Bernard Parish.
Sources say the person who was infected did not show symptoms of West Nile.
Mosquitos carry the virus and DHH says you need to protect yourself when outside.
You can protect yourself by spraying insect repellent on your body and on your clothes.
experts say its best to stay indoors at dawn and dusk which are peak mosquito biting times.