The City of Plano reports a test conducted of a pool of mosquitoes in a city trap has come back positive for the West Nile virus.
City health officials said they will take proactive measures by spraying a targeted location in and around the area of the trap.
Weather permitting, Plano Environmental Quality Division crews will spray Monday, Sept. 17 beginning at 9 p.m.
The targeted spray area is bordered by the following: Wimbledon Lane, Brisbane Lane, Geneva Lane and Premier Drive. Residents are urged to ensure children and pets are indoors during the time of spraying.
DRAIN standing water in and around your home and neighborhood.
DRESS appropriately before going outdoors.
DEET or diethyltoluamide (N, N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide) is an ingredient to look for when purchasing insect repellent. The use of bug spray is recommended at all times, when outdoors, especially during the day.