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West Nile Watch 2018

 

DCHHS is committed to protecting the health and welfare of the communities we serve from mosquitoes and vector-borne disease. Residents experiencing a mosquito problem may call

214-819-2115 or click here to set up a free service request.

 

Cases reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change. DCHHS will report additional positive human cases and mosquito pools as they are confirmed.

 

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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 DayWhenever 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.

 

 

 

WestNileWatchMapping

 

Human West Nile Cases 2018


Case #

    West Nile   

 Infection Type

City of Residence
Zip Code

1

West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Irving
75061

2

West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Irving
75061
3
West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
                  75225
4
West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75229
5
West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Mesquite
75150
6
West Nile Fever
Dallas
75218
7
West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Highland Park
75205
8
West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Garland
75044
9
West Nile neuroinvasive disease
Richardson
75080
10

West Nile

neuroinvasive disease

Garland
75044

 

West Nile Deaths 2018

 

1

 

                              
Positive West Nile Mosquito Samples (Traps & Pools)

Testing for infected mosquitoes is ongoing throughout Dallas County. The following is a list of cities and their corresponding zip codes where mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Positive Mosquito Traps = 150

Positive Mosquito Pools = 157

*Traps from the state may not yet be included



 

Pools Testing Positive are as follows:

 

Addison

 

75001 (-)

75254  (1)

Balch Springs 75180 (8)
Carrollton

75006 (1)

75007 (-)

75010 (-)

Cedar Hill 75104 (1)
Cockrell Hill  
Coppell 75019 (2)
Dallas

75208 (1)

75204 (-)
75210 (-)

75211 (-)75214 (-)

75215 (-)

75216 (1)



75217 (9)

75218 (-)

75219 (1)

75220 (-)

75223 (1)

75224 (-)

75225 (7)

75227 (-)

75228 (-)


 

 

75229 (7)

75230 (6)

75232 (1)

75238 (-)

75240 (5)

75241 (-)

75243 (-)

75244 (5)


75248 (1)

75252 (-)

75254  (3) 75287 (-)

DeSoto 75115 (10)
Duncanville

75116 (1)

75137 (4)

Farmers Branch 75234 (1)
Garland

75040 (1)

75041 (3)
75042 (4)
75043 (7)
75044 (10)

Grand Prairie

75050 (-) 

75051 (-)

75052 (-)

75054 (-)

Glen Heights 75154 (1)
Highland Park 75205 (10)
Hutchins 75141 (-)
Irving

75038 (4) 
75039 (-)
75060 (-)
75061 (1)
75062 (5)

75063 (1)

Lancaster 75146 (-)
Mesquite

75149 (12)
75150 (5)

75181 (4)

Richardson

75080 (4)
75081 (4)

75082 (4)

Rowlett

75088 (5)

75089 (3)

Sachse 75048 (-)
Seagoville 75159 (1)
Sunnyvale  
University Park

75225 (2)

75205 (7)

Unincorporated Dallas

County-Near Wylie

75098 (-)

 

Cases reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change. DCHHS will report additional positive human cases and mosquito pools as they are confirmed.

 

Click here for the weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Report

For general questions or for more information about
Dallas County Health and Human Services please call 214-819-2000.

 

Ganesh Shivaramaiyer
Interim Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

 

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