PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A test conducted of a pool of mosquitoes in a trap in Plano has come back positive for the West Nile virus.
The city will spray a targeted location in and around the area of the traps.READ MORE: DOJ Wants Oath Keepers Founder Elmer Stewart Rhodes To Remain In Jail Pending Trial
Weather permitting, Plano Environmental Quality Division crews will spray, Tuesday, July 7 beginning at 9:00 p.m.
The targeted spray area is bordered by the following streets:
North – Janwood Drive
South – West Plano Parkway/ Bramante DriveREAD MORE: Dallas-Born Rock Superstar Meat Loaf Dies At 74
East – Alma Drive
West – Westwood Drive
Residents are urged to ensure children and pets are indoors during the time of spraying.
The city encourages citizens to follow common prevention practices: DRAIN standing water in and around your home and neighborhood. DRESS appropriately before going outdoors. DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is an ingredient to look for when purchasing insect repellent. The use of bug spray is recommended at all times, when outdoors, especially during the day.MORE NEWS: Heating Issues Close 2 Elementary Schools In The Garland Independent School District