Positive WNV Sample - Sept 14
- Spraying scheduled September 17, 18 & 19, 2018 in select areas
Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a mosquito sample collected in the following areas within the City of Haltom City: Placid Drive and Diamond Oaks Drive S
Weather permitting (wind speeds must be under 10 mph), Haltom City will spray the location and surrounding area indicated in the image at right on Monday, September 17, 2018. Ground spraying will be between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. the following morning. If spray conditions are favorable the City will spray the area again on September 18th and 19th.
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.