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Zero Positive Mosquito Traps This Week

Remain Vigilant; Protect Against West Nile Virus

Post Date:09/19/2017 8:28 AM

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September 18, 2017

The City of Carrollton is taking action to “Fight the Bite.” The surveillance program has 14 fixed testing sites. Each week, mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping each week of mosquito season, April-October. Mosquito Management areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile.

Zero positive samples were collected this week.

Although there were no positive samples this week, the City reminds citizens of the importance of following the four Ds: use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus any time you are outside, DRESS in long, loose, and light-colored clothing when outside, DRAIN all areas of standing water in and around your home, and limit outdoor activities during DAWN and DUSK when mosquitoes are most active. Free mosquito dunks are available to residents at the Carrollton Animal Services Center (2247 Sandy Lake Road). Staff is only able to provide one package per resident, while supplies last. For more information or to view the map of City testing sites, visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile.

 

 



 September 11, 2017

The City of Carrollton is taking action to “Fight the Bite.” The surveillance program has 14 fixed testing sites. Each week, mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping each week of mosquito season, April-October. Mosquito Management areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile.

Zero positive samples were collected this week.

Although there were no positive samples this week, the City reminds citizens of the importance of following the four Ds: use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus any time you are outside, DRESS in long, loose, and light-colored clothing when outside, DRAIN all areas of standing water in and around your home, and limit outdoor activities during DAWN and DUSK when mosquitoes are most active. Free mosquito dunks are available to residents at the Carrollton Animal Services Center (2247 Sandy Lake Road). Staff is only able to provide one package per resident, while supplies last. For more information or to view the map of City testing sites, visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile.

 

 

September 7, 2017

The City of Carrollton is taking action to “Fight the Bite.” The surveillance program has 14 fixed testing sites. Each week, mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping each week of mosquito season, April-October. Mosquito Management areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile.

Zero positive samples were collected this week.

Although there were no positive samples this week, the City reminds citizens of the importance of following the four Ds: use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus any time you are outside, DRESS in long, loose, and light-colored clothing when outside, DRAIN all areas of standing water in and around your home, and limit outdoor activities during DAWN and DUSK when mosquitoes are most active. Free mosquito dunks are available to residents at the Carrollton Animal Services Center (2247 Sandy Lake Road). Staff is only able to provide one package per resident, while supplies last. For more information or to view the map of City testing sites, visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile.

 

 


August 28, 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 1A and 7A. Area 1A is located between Josey Lane, Hebron Parkway, Marsh Lane, and northern 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 150 samples so far this year.    

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, on Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29 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.

 


August 21, 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 1B, 6B, and 7B. Area 1B is located between Josey Lane, Rosemeade Parkway, Midway Road and Hebron Parkway. Area 6B is located between Josey Lane, Keller Springs Road, Marsh Lane, and Belt Line Road. Area 7B is located between Broadway Street, Belt Line Road, Webb Chapel Road, and 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 143 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, on Monday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 22 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.

 

 


August 14, 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 2A, 3A, and 5A. Areas 2A and 3A are located between Sam Rayburn Tollway, Old Denton Road, Rosemeade Parkway, and Frankford Road. Area 5A is located between Old Denton Road, Trinity Mills Road, Josey Lane, and Frankford 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 133 samples so far this year.   

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, on Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15 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.

 

 


August 7, 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 3B, 5B, and 6B. Area 3B is located between Rosemeade Parkway, Josey Lane, and Frankford Road. Area 5B is located between Old Denton Road, Trinity Mills Road, Josey Lane, and Keller Springs Road. Area 6B is located between Josey Lane, Keller Springs Road, Marsh 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 104 samples so far this year.    

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, on Monday, August 7 and Tuesday, August 8 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.

  

 

August 1, 2017

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed five mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Carrollton.

These samples were collected from the mosquito management areas 2A, 3A, 5A, 6A, and 7A. Area 2A is located between Old Denton Road, Hebron Parkway, and the northern and western City limits. Area 3A is located between Frankford Road, Old Denton Road, Hebron Parkway, and our western City limits. Area 5A is located between Old Denton Road, Trinity Mills Road, Josey Lane, and Frankford Road. Area 6A is located between Josey Lane, Keller Springs Road, Marsh Lane, and Trinity Mills Road. Area 7A is located between Keller Springs Road, Josey Lane, Belt Line Road, and Broadway Street. 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 114 samples so far this year.   

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 1 and Wednesday, August 2, 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 24, 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 3B, 5B, and 6B. Area 3B is located between Rosemeade Parkway, Josey Lane, and Frankford Road. Area 5B is located between Old Denton Road, Trinity Mills Road, Josey Lane, and Keller Springs Road. Area 6B is located between Josey Lane, Keller Springs Road, Marsh Lane, and Belt Line Road. These areas can be viewed in detail on the map below or 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 104 samples so far this year.     

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 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 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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