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Dallas County Mosquito Lab has notified the Health Division that a West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito trap has been identified in Mesquite 75149.
Spraying will begin tonight and both sprays should be completed this weekend weather permitting.
Mesquite reminds residents to enjoy the outdoors and remember the four D’s of mosquito protection:
Dusk and dawn are the times of day you should try to stay indoors. This is when infected mosquitoes are most active.Dress in long sleeves and pants when you are outside. For extra protection, you may want to spray thin clothing with repellent.DEET is an ingredient to look for in your insect repellent. Follow label instructions and always wear repellent when outdoors.Drain standing water in your yard and neighborhood where mosquitoes can breed. This includes old tires, flowerpots and clogged rain gutters. Mosquitoes may develop in any water stagnant for more than three days.