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Carrollton Reports Positive Mosquito Trap; Schedules Ground Spraying

Post Date:08/24/2020 4:44 PM
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Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed one mosquito sample testing positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Carrollton. The sample was collected from the mosquito management area 3B which is located between Josey Lane, Frankford Road, and West and East Rosemeade Parkway. The area can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile and a map can be downloaded here. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, May-October, and has collected 112 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26 beginning around 9 p.m. Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

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

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you are 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.


Carrollton Reports Positive Mosquito Traps;Schedules Ground Spraying
Posted  8/17/2020 4:31 PM

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Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed one mosquito sample testing positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Carrollton. The sample was collected from the mosquito management area 7A which is located between North Josey Lane, Whitlock Lane, Belt Line Road, and Broadway Street. The area can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile and a map can be downloaded here. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, May-October, and has collected 105 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19 beginning around 9 p.m. Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

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

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you are 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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Carrollton Reports Positive Mosquito Traps;Schedules Ground Spraying
Posted  8/5/2020 2:47 PM

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 2A. Area 1A is located between North Josey Lane, East Hebron Parkway, Marsh Lane, and Carrollton’s northern City limits. Area 2A is located between West Hebron Parkway, Old Denton Road, and Carrollton’s northern City limits. These areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile and a map can be downloaded here. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, May-October, and has collected 91 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7 beginning around 9 p.m. Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

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

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you are 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.


MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Carrollton Reports Two More Positive Mosquito Traps; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted  7/13/2020 4:45 PM

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 1B and 5B. Area 1B is located between North Josey Lane, East Hebron Parkway, Midway Road, and East Rosemeade Parkway. Area 5B is located between West Trinity Mills Road, North Josey Lane, Whitlock Lane, and Broadway Street. These areas can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile and a map can be downloaded here. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, May-October, and has collected 70 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15 beginning around 9 p.m. Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

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

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you are 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.


MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Carrollton Reports First Positive Mosquito Trap of the Season; Schedules Ground Spraying
Posted  6/30/2020 4:25 PM

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed one mosquito sample testing positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Carrollton. This sample was collected from the mosquito management area 4B. Area 4B is located between Josey Lane, Trinity Mills Road, Frankford Road, and the eastern City limits. This area can be viewed in detail at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile and a map can be downloaded here. The City of Carrollton conducts mosquito trapping in seven areas of the City each week of the mosquito season, May-October, and has collected 112 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26 beginning around 9 p.m. Spraying will not be conducted in the event of wind speeds in excess of 15 mph or inclement weather.

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

  • DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you are 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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