West Nile Virus
North Texas health officials are navigating three different major illnesses. Here are some tips to protect your family.
Some smartphone apps claim to repel mosquitoes but DEET may work best.
Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus infection for the 2014 season. The two residents were diagnosed with West Nile fever.
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.
“Kill ‘em all!” chuckles Ross Lind, with no sympathy for the mosquitoes of Dallas. He’s ecstatic to hear city crews in Dallas are ready to start spraying for them near his neighborhood.
After several dry years, Texas has finally gotten some good rainfall and along with that comes the specter of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
The city of Duncanville will begin spraying for mosquitos in the areas between Hwy. 67, Wheatland Road and Santa Fe Trail starting at 10 p.m. tonight.
For the second summer, dozens of live mosquito traps are set up at sites around the city, collecting anywhere from a few – to thousands of mosquitoes per trap each week.
Rep. Michael C. Burgess is holding an emergency preparedness summit this weekend to help North Texans get ready for severe weather and the threat of the West Nile virus.
April showers bring April mosquitoes, and with that the possibility of West Nile virus. More and more North Texans are turning to a high-tech, albeit expensive way to repel bugs.
Plano released thousands of “mosquitofish” at the Plano Parkway Service Center and Pecan Hollow Golf Course Tuesday in an effort to reduce mosquitos.
Traditional mosquito treatments require traps, pesticides, and complex spraying vehicles. The City of Plano is employing a different tool to combat the insects — fish.