West Nile Watch 2021

Dallas County Health and Human Services - 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
Telephone: 214-819-2000


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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 & DUSK:  Limit your time outside during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.

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 2021

Case #West Nile Infection TypeCity of ResidenceZip Code
1West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease (WNND)Dallas75234
2WNNDDallas75229
3WNNDDallas75244
4WNNDIrving75061
5West Nile Fever (WNF)Dallas75204
6WNNDDallas75201
7WNNDIrving75062
8WNFDallas75216

West Nile Deaths 2021

There have been no West Nile associated deaths reported in Dallas County in 2021.

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 = 279
  • Positive Mosquito Pools = 283

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

Pools Testing Positive by City and Zip Code
CityZip Code
Addison75001 (4); 75254 (2);
Balch Springs75180 (2)
Carrollton75006 (9); 75007 (3)
Cedar Hill75104 (2)
Cockrell Hill75211 (1)
Coppell75019 (28)
Dallas75209 (3); 75210 (7); 75211 (3); 75212 (3); 75214 (1); 75215 (11); 75219 (2); 75220 (1); 75224 (1); 75225 (3); 75227 (1); 75228 (1); 75229 (15); 75230 (4); 75231 (2); 75234 (11); 75235 (4); 75238 (7); 75240 (1); 75241 (1); 75243 (8); 75244 (8); 75248 (3); 75252 (1); 75253 (3); 75254 (3); 75287 (2);
DeSoto75115 (10)
Duncanville75116 (4); 75137 (2)
Farmers Branch75234 (1)
Garland75041 (3); 75042 (2); 75043 (2); 75044 (2)
Grand Prairie
Glenn Heights
Highland Park75205 (6)
Hutchins
Irving75038 (9); 75039 (3); 75060 (1); 75061 (1); 75062 (6); 75063 (4)
Lancaster
Mesquite75181 (5); 75149 (10); 75150 (16)
Richardson75080 (6); 75081 (3); 75082 (8)
Rowlett75089 (1)
Sachse75048 (1)
Seagoville
Sunnyvale
University Park75225 (4); 75205 (4)
Unincorporated Dallas County-Near Wylie

Data reflect information received at time of last update on 09/15/2021 and are subject to change.
 DCHHS will report additional positive human cases and mosquito pools as they are confirmed.