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Mosquitoes in Bryan Test Positive for West Nile Virus

By: Brazos County Health Department and Barbara Smith Email
By: Brazos County Health Department and Barbara Smith Email

Brazos County health officials are warning that mosquitoes collected on September 4th tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

The sampling location was at Martin Luther King Jr. Street and Moss Street in Bryan.

Mosquito control personnel with the City of Bryan have been notified of the location, and residents in this neighborhood will be informed by an automated phone messaging system.

Please keep in mind that the entire 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.


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