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West Nile Watch 2020

Dallas County Health and Human Services - 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207

Telephone: 214-819-2000


Fight the Bite with DCHHS Online Mosquito Services

FightTheBite 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.

Scroll down to check if mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile in your zip code.

 

 

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 outside, use FDA approved insect repellents that contain DEET, picaridin or lemon-eucalyptus oil.
  • DRESS:  Wear long, loose fitting, light-colored clothing when going outdoors.
  • DRAIN:  All areas of standing water in or around your home where mosquitoes can lay their eggs.
  • DAWN, DAY & DUSK:  Limit your time outside as mosquitoes will bite at any time - day or night.

Please Note:  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.

Human West Nile Cases 2020

Case #West Nile  Infection TypeCity of ResidenceZip Code
1West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseHighland Park75205
2West Nile FeverDallas75238
3West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseDallas75230
4West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseDallas75238
5West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseIrving75062
6West Nile neuroinvasive disease (death)Dallas75215
7West Nile neuroinvasive disease (death)Dallas75227
8West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseDallas75227
9West Nile neuroinvasive disease (death)Richardson75081
10West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseDallas75233
11West Nile neuroinvasive disease (death)Dallas75208
12West Nile FeverDallas75204
13West Nile neuroinvasive diseaseDallas75238
14West Nile neuroinvasive disease (death)Dallas75215
15West Nile FeverDallas75230

West Nile Deaths 2020

There have been 5 West Nile associated deaths reported in Dallas County.

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 = 432
  • Positive Mosquito Pools = 444

Please Note: Traps from the state may not yet be included

Pools Testing Positive by City and Zip Code
CityZip Code
Addison75001 (3)
Balch Springs75180 (14)
Carrollton75006 (2); 75007 (3); 75010 (2)
Cedar Hill75104 (10)
Cockrell Hill75211 (5)
Coppell75019 (10)
Dallas75208 (3); 75209 (1); 75210 (6); 75211 (9); 75212 (7); 75214 (6); 75215 (12); 75216 (14); 75217 (6); 75218 (5); 75219 (2); 75220 (1); 75223 (2); 75224 (8); 75225 (2); 75227 (2); 75228 (9); 75229 (8); 75235 (6); 75238 (7); 75240 (2); 75241 (7); 75243 (7); 75244 (4); 75248 (4); 75249 (1); 75252 (5); 75253 (2); 75287 (1)
DeSoto75115 (15)
Duncanville75116 (12); 75137 (10)
Farmers Branch75234 (10); 75235 (3)
Garland75040 (1); 75041 (2); 75043 (4); 75044 (2)
Grand Prairie
Glenn Heights75154 (5)
Highland Park75205 (3)
Hutchins75241 (1)
Irving75039 (1); 75060 (8); 75061 (4); 75062 (1); 75063 (3) 
Lancaster75134 (8); 75146 (15)
Mesquite75149 (44); 75150 (16); 75181 (21)
Richardson75081 (6)
Rowlett75089 (1)
Sachse75048 (0)
Seagoville75159 (1)
Sunnyvale75182 (1)
University Park75225 (6)
Unincorporated Dallas County-Near Wylie

Data reflect information received at time of last update on 9/23/2020 and are subject to change.
 DCHHS will report additional positive human cases and mosquito pools as they are confirmed.