Posted by Sherri Lewis on Jul 20, 2016
Tags: Animals, Community, Public Health, West Nile Virus, Town News
Mosquito samples collected in the east portion of town tested positive this week for West Nile Virus (WNV).
Posted by Mike Pastor on Jul 13, 2016
Tags: Animals, West Nile Virus, Public Safety, Public Health, Community, Town News
West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Test
Posted by Sherri Lewis on Jul 06, 2016
Tags: Animals, Public Safety, Public Health, Town News, West Nile Virus, Community
Mosquito samples collected in the west portion of town tested positive for West Nile.
Posted by Sherri Lewis on Jun 22, 2016
Tags: West Nile Virus, Animals, Community, Public Safety, Public Health, Water, Town News
Mosquito Ground Spraying June 23 and June 24
Posted by Sherri Lewis on Jun 16, 2016
Update (June 16, 2016) --- A mosquito sample collected at Trophy Club Drive and Trophy Park Drive tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Out of the 100 specimens tested from the site, one tested positive. Larviciding efforts have been stepped up and truck-mounted ground spraying (adulticiding) will take place Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 in the evenings between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Ground spraying will occur in a 1/2 mile radius of where the positive mosquito sample was collected.
Tags: Community, Denton County, Public Safety, Public Health, Town News, West Nile Virus, Water, Animals
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Posted by April Reiling on Apr 12, 2016
Tags: Animals, Community, Denton County, Public Health, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus
April 12, 2016 – Denton County Public Health (DCHD) today has confirmed the first travel-associated case of Zika virus in a Denton County resident. The case is a female with international travel to a country with active transmission in late January.
Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, a known aggressive daytime biter. Sexual transmission has been reported in a small number of cases. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis…
Posted by April Reiling on Mar 15, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, Parks, Trophy Club Park, Water, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus
This winter season has been unusually wet and warm, providing attractive breeding conditions for a variety of insects, including mosquitoes.
For the second year, the Town has contracted with an independent company specializing in mosquito surveillance and abatement for the 2016 mosquito season, which begins May 1st. The Mosquito Management Program includes weather monitoring, activity reports, inspection and ongoing larvicide treatment of known mosquito development sites, storm water catch basin inspection and treatment,…