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Mosquito Pool In Plano Tests Positive For West Nile Virus; Spraying Planned Tuesday Night

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.

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 Drive

East – Alma Drive

West – Westwood Drive

Plano mosquito spray area
(credit: City of Plano)

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.


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