Mosquitoes in Bryan Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department (BCHD) have tested positive for the West Nile Virus (WNV).

The mosquitoes were found at a test site on May St. in Bryan on August 5th. Mosquito control personnel with the City of Bryan have been notified.

The health department reports this is the second positive WNV case in mosquitoes in Brazos County this year and all of Brazos County is positive for WNV.

BCHD urges residents to drain any standing water around the house, wear insect repellent containing DEET, wear long sleeved clothing, and avoid going out side at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.