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Carrollton Reports Three Positive Mosquito Traps this week; Continues Ground Spraying

Remain Vigilant; Protect Against West Nile Virus

Post Date:07/17/2017 2:32 PM

July 17, 2017

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed three mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Carrollton. These samples were collected from the mosquito management areas 1A, 3A, and 7A. Area 1A is located between Josey Lane, Hebron Parkway, Marsh Lane, and our northern City limits. Area 3A is located between Hebron Parkway, Old Denton Road, Rosemeade Parkway, and our western City limits. Area 7A is located between Broadway Street, Keller Springs Road, Josey Lane, and Belt Line Road. These areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, April-October, and has collected 94 samples so far this year.    

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, on Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18 beginning at approximately 9 p.m. and continuing until completed. Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

Scott Hudson, Environmental Services Director, encourages citizens to practice the ‘4Ds’ to reduce the risk of WNV:

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you’re outside, use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
  • DRESS: Wear long, loose, and light-colored clothing outside.
  • DRAIN: Remove all areas of standing water in and around your home.
  • DUSK & DAWN: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active.

Contact Carl Shooter, Animal Services Manager at 972-466-3421 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile for more information regarding the City of Carrollton’s response to this positive sample result.

 


July 10, 2017

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed two mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Carrollton. These samples were collected from the mosquito management areas 3B and 7B. Area 3B is located between Rosemeade Parkway, Josey Lane, and Frankford Road. Area 7B is located between Broadway Street, Belt Line Road, Web Chapel Road, and our southern city limits. These areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, April-October, and has collected 83 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting on Monday, July 10 and Tuesday, July 11 beginning at approximately 9 p.m. and continuing until completed.   Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

Scott Hudson, Environmental Services Director, encourages citizens to practice the ‘4Ds’ to reduce the risk of WNV:

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you’re outside, use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
  • DRESS: Wear long, loose, and light-colored clothing outside.
  • DRAIN: Remove all areas of standing water in and around your home.
  • DUSK & DAWN: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active.

Contact Carl Shooter, Animal Services Manager, at 972-466-3421 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile for more information regarding the City of Carrollton’s response to this positive sample result.

 


July 5, 2017

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed three mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Carrollton. These samples were collected from the mosquito management areas 3A, 6A, and 7A. Area 3A is located between Hebron Parkway, Old Denton Lane, Frankford Lane, and our western city limits. Area 6A is located between Keller Springs Road, Marsh Lane, Trinity Mills Road, and Josey Lane. Area 7A is located between Broadway Street, Whitlock Lane, Josey Lane, and Belt Line Road. These areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the city each week of the mosquito season, April-October, and has collected 73 samples so far this year.

 

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6 beginning around 9 p.m. and continuing until completed.   Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

Scott Hudson, Environmental Services Director, encourages citizens to practice the ‘4Ds’ to reduce the risk of WNV:

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you’re outside, use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
  • DRESS: Wear long, loose, and light-colored clothing outside.
  • DRAIN: Remove all areas of standing water in and around your home.
  • DUSK & DAWN: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active.

Contact Carl Shooter, Animal Services Manager at (972) 466-3421 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile for more information regarding the City of Carrollton’s response to this positive sample result.

 


June 26, 2017

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the first mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Carrollton for this mosquito season. These samples were collected from the mosquito management areas 1B, 2B, and 4B. Areas 1B and 2B are located between Rosemeade Parkway, Old Denton Road, Hebron Parkway, and Midway Road. Area 4B is located between East Trinity Mills Road, Josey Lane, Frankford Road, and our eastern City limits. These areas can be viewed in greater detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, April-October, and has collected a total of 64 samples so far this year.    

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, on Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 beginning at approximately 9 p.m. and continuing until completed.  Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

Scott Hudson, Environmental Services Director, encourages citizens to practice the ‘4Ds’ to reduce the risk of WNV:

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you’re outside, use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.

  • DRESS: Wear long, loose, and light-colored clothing outside.

  • DRAIN: Remove all areas of standing water in and around your home.

  • DUSK & DAWN: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active.

Contact Carl Shooter, Animal Services Manager at (972) 466-3421 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile for more information regarding the City of Carrollton’s response to this positive sample result.

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