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.
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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.