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Carrollton Reports Another Positive Mosquito Trap; Continues Spraying

Post Date:09/13/2021 2:07 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 7B. Area 7B is located between S. Broadway Street, E. Belt Line Road, Webb Chapel Road, and Valwood Parkway. 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 126 samples so far this year.     

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

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 Travis Caperton, Animal Services Manager at 972-466-3170 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/westnile for more information regarding the City of Carrollton’s response to this positive sample result.


Carrollton Reports Positive Mosquito Trap; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 9/7/2021 3:47 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 7A. Area 7A is located between N. Broadway Street, Whitlock Lane/Keller Springs Road, N. Josey Lane, and E. Belt Line Road. 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 126 samples so far this year.     

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

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 Travis Caperton, Animal Services Manager at 972-466-3170 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; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 8/23/2021 5:38 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 4B and 7B. Area 4B is located between N. Josey Lane, E. Frankford Road, E. Trinity Mills Road, and the eastern City limits. Area 7B is located between S. Broadway Street, E. Belt Line Road, Webb Chapel Road, and Valwood Parkway. 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 neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 18, 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.

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; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 8/9/2021 3:10 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 7B. Area 7B is located between Josey Lane, Belt Line Road, Valwood Parkway, and South 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 77 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 3 and Wednesday, August 4, 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.

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 Two More Positive Mosquito Traps; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 7/26/2021 4:44 PM

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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 6A and 7A. Area 6A is located between N. Josey Lane, E. Trinity Mills Road, Westgrove Drive and Midway Road, and Keller Springs Road. Area 7A is located between N. Broadway Street, Whitlock Lane/Keller Springs Road, N. Josey Lane, and E. Belt Line Road. 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 84 samples so far this year. 

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhoods outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 11, 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.

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 Trap; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 8/2/2021 3:10 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 7B. Area 7B is located between Josey Lane, Belt Line Road, Valwood Parkway, and South 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 77 samples so far this year.

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, August 3 and Wednesday, August 4, 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.

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 Two More Positive Mosquito Traps; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 7/26/2021 4:44 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 5A and 7A. Area 5A is located between Trinity Mills Road, Interstate Highway I-35E, West Frankford Road, and Old Denton Road. Area 7A is located between N. Broadway Street, Whitlock Lane/Keller Springs Road, N. Josey Lane, and West, and East Belt Line Road. 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 neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28, 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.

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 First Positive Mosquito Trap of the Season; Continues Ground Spraying
Posted 7/19/2021 3:01 PM

MosquitoTrapsAreas-V11Dallas 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 7B. Area 7B is located between Josey Lane, Belt Line Road, Valwood Parkway, and South 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 63 samples so far this year.    

Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in the neighborhood outlined above, weather permitting, Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21, 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.

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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