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Dallas Confirms First West Nile Positive Test

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A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas has confirmed its first positive West Nile test of the season and will immediately begin mosquito control spraying in the neighborhood.

The positive mosquitoes were trapped near the 6600 block of Brookshire Drive in the 75230 zip code.  Spraying will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday between the following boundaries: Azalea Lane on the north, Tulane Blvd. on the west, Airline Road on the east and Walnut Hill Lane on the south.

The City of Dallas recommends that residents should avoid contact with the insecticide and recommends staying indoors during the spraying.

Click here for additional information on City of Dallas nosquito control efforts.

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