North Texans are being urged this weekend to take extra precautions to guard against West Nile virus.
Mosquito season is underway and Dallas County Health and Human Services is reminding residents to take precautions.
Dallas County Health and Human Services says the county's first positive West Nile virus mosquito traps have been collected for the 2016 season.
Several hundred mosquito traps are now placed each week across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, capturing mosquitoes that could potentially carry the West Nile virus.
Scientists trapping and testing mosquitoes in Denton say conditions look very similar to 2012, a year when Texas lead the nation in West Nile virus cases.
Grand Prairie will spray for mosquitoes this week after a mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus.
Tarrant County health officials are reporting the county's first positive West Nile virus mosquito sample of 2016.
The city of Lewisville is reporting its first positive West Nile virus mosquito trap of 2016.
A person in Plano has contracted the West Nile virus, according to the city's Environmental Health Department.
Dallas County is reporting its 23rd human case of West Nile virus this season in the 75063 zip code.
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