West Nile Watch 2015
Updated: July 2, 2015
reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change.
DCHHS will report additional positive cases and traps as they are
Dallas County Season Overview
Health officials urge the public to take protective measures by utilizing the ‘4Ds’ to reduce the risk of West Nile virus:
DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you’re outside, use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
DRESS: Wear long, loose and light-colored clothing outside.
DRAIN: Remove all areas of standing water in and around your home.
DUSK & DAWN: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active.
Testing for infected mosquitoes is ongoing throughout Dallas County. The following is a list of cities and their corresponding zip codes where mosquito pools have tested positive.
Human Cases - 0
Positive Mosquito Pools - 12
- Cedar Hill: 75104 (1)
- Dallas: 75218 (2)
- DeSoto: 75115 (1)
- Garland: 75042 (1); 75044 (1)
- Glenn Heights: 75154 (1)
- Grand Prairie: 75050 (1); 75052 (2)
- Mesquite: 75149 (1); 75150 (1)
Cases reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change. DCHHS will report additional positive cases and traps as they are confirmed.