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West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: July 27, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Monday, July 27, 2015. This week we received confirmation from Dallas County Health Department of two West Nile virus positive mosquito samples. One of these samples was collected  in our mosquito management area 7B, located between Broadway Street, Belt Line Road, Josey Lane and our southern city limits.  The next positive sample was collected in mosquito management area 4B, located between George Bush Turnpike, Josey Lane, Frankford Road and our eastern city limits.  As a result of these positive test results we will be spraying these areas the evenings of July 27th and 28th, weather permitting. We will not be able to spray if the wind exceeds 10MPH. Please contact our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you have any questions.  This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, August 4th."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: July 20, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Monday, July 20, 2015. This week we received confirmation from Dallas County Health of our 2nd West Nile virus positive mosquito sample. This sample was collected in our mosquito management area 7A, located between Broadway Street, Whitlock Lane, Josey Lane and Belt Line Road. As a result of this positive test result we will be spraying this area the evenings of July 20th and 21st, weather permitting. We will not be able to spray if the wind exceeds 10MPH. Please contact our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near your home. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, July 28th."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: July 16, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Thursday, July 16, 2015. This week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus.   This season we have collected 84 samples, with only 1 of these samples testing positive for West Nile virus.  We continue to receive requests for mosquito spraying in residential areas. However, we only spray when a sample tests positive for West Nile Virus. This reduces the risk that our local mosquito population will become resistant to the chemical we use. We will however collect random samples of mosquitoes for West Nile Virus testing and spray if the sample tests positive. Please contact our Team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near your home. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Wednesday, July 22nd."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: July 7, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Tuesday, July 7, 2015. This week we received confirmation from Dallas County Health of our first West Nile virus positive mosquito sample.  This sample was collected in our mosquito management area 7A, located between Broadway Street, Whitlock Lane, Josey Lane and Belt Line Road.  This area can be viewed in greater detail on our website at cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. As a result of this positive test result we will be spraying this area the evenings of July 7th and 8th, weather permitting.  We will not be able to spray if the wind exceeds 10MPH.  Please contact our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near your home. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Wednesday, July 15th."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: July 1, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Wednesday, July 1, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at . This week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. This weekend we will be celebrating the July 4th Holiday, which means plenty of outdoor fun.  Please do not overlook the importance of following the four Ds to help keep you and your family safe this weekend.  Be sure to Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. Please feel free to call our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 If you have any questions or would like additional feedback regarding our mosquito control program.  We also want to remind you that we are providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Wednesday, July 8th."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: June 24, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Wednesday, June 24, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at . This week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. With all of the rain we have had we are receiving a number of requests to spray for mosquitoes. However, we only spray when a sample tests positive for West Nile Virus. This reduces the risk that our local mosquito population will become resistant to the chemical we use. We will however collect random samples of mosquitoes for West Nile Virus testing and spray if the sample tests positive. Please contact our Team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near your home. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Wednesday, July 1st."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: June 17, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Wednesday, June 17, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at . This week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. With all of the rain we have had we are receiving a number of requests to spray for mosquitoes. However, we only spray when a sample tests positive for West Nile Virus. This reduces the risk that our local mosquito population will become resistant to the chemical we use. We will however collect random samples of mosquitoes for West Nile Virus testing and spray if the sample tests positive. Please contact our Team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near your home. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, June 23rd."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: June 10, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Wednesday, June 10, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at www.cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. This week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. With all of the rain we have had we are receiving a number of requests to spray for mosquitoes. However, we only spray when a sample tests positive for West Nile Virus. This reduces the risk that our local mosquito population will become resistant to the chemical we use. We will however collect random samples of mosquitoes for West Nile Virus testing and spray if the sample tests positive. Please contact our Team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near your home. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, June 16th."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: June 2, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Tuesday, June 2, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at www.cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. With all of the rain we have had we are receiving a number of requests to spray for mosquitoes.  However, we only spray when a sample tests positive for West Nile Virus.  This reduces the risk that our local mosquito population will become resistant to the chemical we use. We will however collect random samples of mosquitoes for West Nile Virus testing and spray if the sample tests positive.  Please contact our Team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420 if you would like to discuss our current testing process or if you would like to request that a sample be collected near hour home.  We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, June 9th."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: May 27, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Wednesday, May 27, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at www.cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. We want to remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. Please remember that we are only able to provide one package per resident, while supplies last. This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, June 2nd. If you have additional questions related to West Nile Virus or our mosquito control program please leave a message or contact our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420."

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: May 19, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Tuesday, May 19, 2015. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at www.cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The week’s series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. This week we will be setting out signs in our parks, greenbelts and medians. These signs will remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. Please remember that we are only able to provide one package per resident, while supplies last. This hotline will be updated again on Wednesday, May 27th. If you have additional questions related to West Nile Virus or our mosquito control program please leave a message or contact our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420."

 

West Nile Virus Updates 2015 LATEST UPDATE: May 12, 2015.

The West Nile Virus hotline (972-466-3202) has been updated with the following script:

“You have reached the City of Carrollton West Nile Virus Hotline where you can find the latest information on West Nile Virus activity in our community. Today is Tuesday, May 12, 2015. This is the first update of the 2015 mosquito season. This year we will continue to monitor 14 fixed testing sites. Each week mosquitoes will be collected from seven of these sites and the following week the next seven will be tested. You may view our map of these sites on our website at www.cityofcarrollton.com/westnile. The first series of samples were collected last Friday and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile virus. In the next couple of weeks we will be setting out signs in our parks, greenbelts and medians. These signs will remind our community about the importance of following the four Ds, which are Defend yourself by wearing an approved repellent, Drain standing water on your property, Dress in long sleeves and pants and limit activity from Dusk through Dawn. We are also providing free mosquito dunks at our Animal Shelter and our Senior Center. Please remember that we are only able to provide one package per resident, while supplies last. This hotline will be updated again on Tuesday, May 19th. If you have additional questions related to West Nile Virus or our mosquito control program please leave a message or contact our team in Animal Services at (972) 466-3420."

Last updated: 7/27/2015 2:40:38 PM