3rd Positive WNV Sample
- Spraying Scheduled for July 31 & August 1 & 2, 2017
Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a mosquito sample collected in the following area within the City of Haltom City: Sunday St. and Menn St.
Weather permitting (wind speeds must be under 10 mph), Haltom City will spray the location and surrounding area indicated below on Monday, July 31, 2017. Ground spraying will start at 9:00 p.m. and conclude by 5:00 a.m. the following morning. If spray conditions are favorable the City will spray the area again on August 1st and August 2nd.
Two other positive samples were detected on July 7th & July 21st.
Haltom City reminds residents of the importance of taking personal protective measures to safeguard against the West Nile Virus. Residents should routinely dump standing water on their property, use repellent and cover their extremities from dusk to dawn. Haltom City has compiled a list of ways You Can Protect Yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses.