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West Nile Virus Updates 2014 LATEST UPDATE: April 22, 2014.

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, April 22, 2014. This is the first update of 2014.  This year we have expanded our surveillance program from 6 fixed testing sites to 14 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\westnileThe first series of samples were collected 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, April 29th.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. You may also visit our website at www.cityofcarrollton.com\westnile

Last updated: 4/22/2014 3:50:32 PM