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Mesquite, TX – Aug. 13, 2020 – The City of Mesquite has received a six positive West Nile-Virus reports from the Dallas County Mosquito Lab. Spraying will start tonight at 10 p.m. in the following neighborhoods: along Pioneer Road between Newsome Road and Cartwright Road Falcons Lair, Tealwood Drive between Valley Creek Park and Mckenzie Road, the Creek Crossing neighborhood from the intersection of Clay Mathis Road and Faithon P. Lucas Sr. Boulevard up to Berry Road, and between IH 635 and Peachtree Road from Bruton Road to Military Parkway.
Two sprays of the area will be completed. Spraying begins after 10 p.m. and ends no later than 5:30 a.m.
West Nile virus is currently very active in North Texas counties. Precautions should be taken if outside during the hours when mosquitoes are active. Prevention is the best defense against the West Nile virus. Mesquite residents are reminded to enjoy the outdoors, and remember the four D’s:
Get more tips on mosquito control and protection from the City’s Mosquito Brochure. For more information visit www.cityofmesquite.com/mosquitocontrol or call the City of Mesquite’s Health Division at 972-216-8138.