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More Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Brazos County

By: Brazos County Health Department
By: Brazos County Health Department

Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department on June 19, 2012 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

The sampling location was at the Texas A&M

University golf course and at the Clayton W. Williams Jr. Alumni Center.

Mosquito control personnel with Texas A&M University has been notified of this location.

Please keep in mind that all of Brazos County is positive for WNV.
All Brazos County residents are urged 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.

For more information go to www.brazoshealth.org


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