Posted on: September 2, 2016

Five Mosquito Pools Test 'Positive' for WNV; Frisco to Spray Saturday, Sunday Nights

(September 2, 2016) The City of Frisco will spray for mosquitoes September 3 and 4 after receiving confirmation five mosquito pools tested ‘positive’ for West Nile virus (WNV).

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

The city contractor will treat targeted areas in the following neighborhoods by ground spraying:

City staff will also treat the following area with larvicide, as needed:

Today’s confirmations bring the number of ‘positive’ mosquito pools in Frisco this summer to 36. 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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