Fight The Bite

Posted on August 7th, 2020

Of the mosquito samples this week in River Oaks submitted to DSHS arbovirus lab one mosquito sample was found to be positive for West Nile virus (WNV), but negative for St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) and western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV). So far during the 2020 mosquito season, there have been 3 samples that have tested positive for West Nile virus and 38 samples that are negative in River Oaks. It is recommended that the city perform adulticiding around any positive trap location.

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