Positive West Nile Reading: Spraying October 3-4

Positive West Nile Reading: Spraying October 3-4
Posted on 10/03/2018

 

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CITY OF GLENN HEIGHTS, TX

1938 South Hampton Road

Glenn Heights, TX  75154

 

 

LEON P. TATE                                                                                                                                        DAVID HALL

MAYOR                                                                                                                                               CITY MANAGER                                                                                                                                                

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact:

Lauren Gray

Public Information Officer/ Community Engagement Administrator

City of Glenn Heights Police Department

469-816-8030     

Lauren.gray@glennheightstx.gov

 

 

Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample Reported in City of Glenn Heights 

Spraying is scheduled from October 3-4 between 9:00 p.m.- 5:00 a.m.

 

October 3, 2018

 

Glenn Heights, TX -- The Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed a positive test for West Nile Virus from a mosquito sample taken from one of the City’s mosquito traps located near Lillian Avenue in Glenn Heights. In response to this positive mosquito sample, Dallas County will conduct ground spraying measures in the eastern regions of the City divided by South Hampton Road.  1732 South Hampton has been denoted as a no-spray location. 

 

The ground spraying measures will be conducted, weather permitting, Wednesday, October 3rd, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and Thursday, October 4th, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. A map of the spray area can be located at http://www.dallas.leateamapps.com/PublicMap/

 

Additional information about mosquito control can be found on the Dallas County Health and Human Services website, http://www.dallascounty.org/department/hhs/home.html and on the Texas Department of State Health Services website, http://www.dshs.texas.gov/idcu/disease/arboviral/westnile/

 

 

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About The City of Glenn Heights – Incorporated in 1969, Glenn Heights is perfectly positioned along IH-35 East. Glenn Heights is a hospitable, business friendly, rapidly growing community divided between Dallas and Ellis counties. The City has a total area of 7.2 sq. miles (18.8 km sq.). More than 50% of the city's developable land is located along major arterial intersections that are available for retail and office development.