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Colleyville Finds Mosquito With West Nile

Don’t forget the bug spray when you head outdoors this summer. The West Nile threat is real, and DFW communities are taking steps to help keep you and your family safe.

07/04/2014

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Heavy West Nile Ground Spraying Underway In Dallas And Tarrant County

Heavy West Nile ground spraying will continue in both Dallas and Tarrant County tonight.

08/11/2013

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Pop A Pill & Keep Mosquitoes Away?

The owner of a homeopathic clinic in Calgary, Alberta has created a pill, which she says protects against mosquito bites.

06/29/2013

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Dallas Residents Say Potholes Are West Nile Risk

As the City of Dallas targets eight mosquito hot spots to spray this week, some neighbors said that the city should also fix the potholes in alleys as part of its effort to control the spread of the West Nile Virus.

06/18/2013

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Dallas Taking Closer Look At West Nile Plan

Officials with the City of Dallas will take a closer look on Monday at plans to fight West Nile Virus this year before it strikes.

05/13/2013

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Dallas Training Dozens To Trap Mosquitoes

The City of Dallas is putting together a new game plan to attack mosquitoes this year after hundreds of people across North Texas contracted West Nile Virus last year.

CBS 11–03/20/2013

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West Nile Concerns For Plano’s Balloon Festival

With the threat of the West Nile Virus still looming as Plano’s Balloon Festival is set to start, the city’s health department has been working overtime to drive out any mosquitoes.

CBS 11–09/20/2012

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DCHHS 2013 West Nile Virus Plan Of Attack Underway

While the calendar inches closer to the end of mosquito season health officials in Dallas County are already working on their West Nile virus plan of attack for next year.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2012

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Arlington To Vote On Increasing West Nile Virus Budget

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/04/2012

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Denton County Delays Aerial Mosquito Spraying

The North Texas weather is having an impact on the battle against West Nile Virus. Officials in Denton County have delayed their plans to start aerial mosquito spraying tonight.

CBSDFW.COM–08/30/2012

A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at a county health department. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Dallas County Cities To Decide On Aerial Spraying

It’s now up to local leaders in each city north of Intersate 30 to decide by Wednesday if they want the county to spray their cities from the air.

08/13/2012

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