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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Six Mosquito Pools Test Positive for WNV; Frisco to Spray Sunday, Monday Nights

(August 26, 2016) The City of Frisco will spray for mosquitoes August 28 and 29 after receiving confirmation six mosquito pools tested ‘positive’ for West Nile virus (WNV).

Weather permitting, on the first evening, spraying will start at 9 p.m. Sunday and continue through 6 a.m. Monday. Spraying will resume at 9 p.m. Monday and continue through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

A city contractor will target the following areas by ground spraying:

The city contractor will use a utility task vehicle (UTV) to target the following off-road locations:

The sixth positive site, which includes property owned and maintained by the Frisco Independent School District (areas north and south of Rolater Road between Hillcrest and Coit), was treated by FISD staff.

In impacted neighborhoods, residents should look for city-placed signage.

Today’s confirmations bring the number of ‘positive’ mosquito pools in Frisco this summer to 31. No human cases are confirmed here.

The City of Frisco supports four precautionary habits promoted by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

In accordance with its plan, Frisco began testing for mosquitoes May 1.

For more information on the city’s Mosquito Surveillance and Response Plan, visit Friscotexas.gov/Mosquitoes or contact the City of Frisco’s Health & Food Safety Division at 972-292-5304.

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