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Mesquite, TX – August 13, 2021 – The City of Mesquite has received three positive West Nile-Virus reports from Dallas County Mosquito Lab. Spraying will start tonight at 10 p.m. in the area around Shands Elementary and Vanston Middle School, in the neighborhoods around Poteet High School and around the Town East Boulevard and Galloway Avenue intersection. Attached are maps of the spray areas.
Two sprays of the area should be completed by Monday night, weather permitting. Spraying begins after 10 p.m. and ends no later than 5:30 a.m.
Prevention is the best defense against the West Nile virus. Mesquite residents are reminded to enjoy the outdoors, and remember the four D’s:
Get more tips on mosquito control and protection from the City's Mosquito Brochure. For more information visit www.cityofmesquite.com/mosquitocontrol or call the City of Mesquite’s Health Division at 972-216-8138.