Positive West Nile Sample Found in Glenn Heights

Ground Spraying to be conducted June 5-6, 2019
Posted on 06/05/2019

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CITY OF GLENN HEIGHTS, TX

1938 South Hampton Road
Glenn Heights, TX 75154

   
HARRY GARRETT,  MAYOR
DAVID HALL,JD, 
CITY MANAGER                                                                 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Lauren Lewis

Public Information Officer | Community Engagement Administrator

469-816-8030 | Lauren.lewis@glennheightstx.gov

 

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

Spraying is scheduled from June 5-6 between 9:00 p.m.- 5:00 a.m.

 June 5, 2019

 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 Citadel Drive in Glenn Heights. In response to this positive mosquito sample, Dallas County will conduct ground spraying measures in the western 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, June 5th, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and Thursday, June 6th, 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.