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9th Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Another person has died from West Nile virus related causes.

According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the victim lived in Mesquite, in the 75149 zip code area.

While temperatures outside may be cooling, health officials want to remind North Texans the threat of West Nile remains.

DCHHS director Zachary Thompson said, “Dallas County wants to alert the public that the mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus are here and they’re active.”

To find out more about or to report mosquito activity in Dallas County, call (214) 819-2115 or visit Dallas County Health and Human Services online, or DCHHS on Facebook for more information.

North Texas health officials are still urging residents to adhere to the five D’s when it comes to controlling the presence of mosquitoes.

  • DRAIN—all areas of standing water including changing water in wading pools, birdbaths, and cleaning out gutters;
  • DEET—Use bug spray and protect clothing with repellents containing permethrin or DEET;
  • DRESS—Dress in light- colored clothing with long sleeves and wear long pants;
  • DUSK/DAWN—Limit outdoor exposure at dusk and dawn;
  • DOORS—Keep door and window screens in good repair

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