CS Mosquitoes Test Postitive For WNV

More mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in College Station.

Mosquitoes from the 400 block of Jane Street have tested positive for the disease.

The sample was collected September 24 and mosquito control personnel in College Station has been notified.

This is the 15th positive location in Bryan/College Station this year. Health department officials remind residents that all of Brazos County is positive for the disease.

Officials are urging residents to keep up their defenses and practice the Four D's:
-- Drain standing water around the house, including tires, cans, flowerpots, rain gutters, buckets,
wading pools, puddles, etc. Trim grass and shrubs and do not over water lawns and gardens.
-- Wear insect repellent containing DEET.
-- Stay indoors at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.
-- Dress in long sleeves and pants when outdoors to prevent bites.


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