West Nile Virus
City of Fort Worth crews are out spraying a neighborhood off of Westcreek drive and Altamesa boulevard for West Nile tonight
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed the first human case of the West Nile Virus for the 2015 season.
The city of Dallas records its first human case of the West Nile Virus this season. The patient lives in the 75217 zip code, in the southeast section of Dallas.
Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed that someone has contracted the West Nile Virus.
Since April 1, Tarrant County Public Health has tested nearly 2,000 mosquito samples for West Nile Virus. 23 have tested positive.
A positive West Nile Virus mosquito sample as the City of Grand Prairie reports responding swiftly with ground spray scheduled tonight and tomorrow night.
Areas in Dallas County and Tarrant County will begin spraying for West Nile this week, weather permitting, after mosquito pools were confirmed positive for the virus.
Arlington’s first positive WNV mosquito sample collected on Stagetrail Drive near Highway 287.
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.
A mosquito pool in Frisco has tested positive for West Nile Virus. No human cases have been confirmed there.