A positive West Nile Virus mosquito sample as the City of Grand Prairie reports responding swiftly with ground spray scheduled tonight and tomorrow night.
Arlington’s first positive WNV mosquito sample collected on Stagetrail Drive near Highway 287.
Ground spraying is scheduled for Friday night in the area around Grimsley Gibson Road.
More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.
There are concerns about the ground spraying being done for West Nile virus in Dallas County. Nearly 50 businesses, organization and individuals signed a letter calling for local leaders to prioritize larvicide.
After reporting its first West Nile positive mosquito from a trap, the city of Grand Prairie began ground spraying on Thursday night.
For the second time this season health workers in Tarrant County have had a mosquito pool test positive for West Nile virus. The latest discovery was made in the southwest part of the Town of Pantego.
Dallas County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Friday, June 13, as the county takes a more aggressive approach to fighting the West Nile Virus.
One North Texas city has plans to expand its ability to fight mosquitos carrying West Nile Virus, even if the insects are around into the fall.
In an effort to prevent the spread of West Nile Arlington is scheduled to begin ground spraying for mosquitoes starting on Sunday night.