Another Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Brazos County

By: Michael Oder Email
By: Michael Oder Email

The Brazos County Health Department is confirming another mosquito has tested positive for West Nile Virus in College Station.

In a release Tuesday morning, County health officials said a mosquito found at the Texas A&M University Golf Course tested positive for the virus.

Mosquito control personnel with Texas A&M University have been notified of this detection and the location.

The Brazos County Health Department asks you remember the four D's of protection:
· 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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