Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed that someone has contracted the West Nile Virus.
Ground spraying is scheduled for Friday night in the area around Grimsley Gibson Road.
In an effort to decrease the risk of West Nile Virus, Dallas County is spraying several cities for mosquitoes this week. Officials urge residents to remain inside while sprayers are in the area between 9pm and 5am.
DCHHS purchased more than 10,000 mosquito dunks and issued the supply to cities throughout Dallas County.
While most North Texans are glad to see the rain gone and rejoicing at the sunshine, experts say the 2015 mosquito population will be one for the record books too.
Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
The calendar only reads March, but a summer pest is already swarming around North Texas.
The Dallas County Health Department is reporting an 11th case of Chikungunya virus in the county.
The West Nile Virus is in north Fort Worth. Residents say one of the positive mosquito tests is a result of the city not following its own advice.
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.
When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.
Homeowners have started using an unconventional method to keep pesky mosquitoes from buzzing around.