Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

By: Brazos County Health Department Press Release
By: Brazos County Health Department Press Release

Mosquitoes collected on August 6, 2008 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The sampling locations were at Rose Circle in College Station and at Shadowood in Bryan. Mosquito control personnel with the city of Bryan and the city of College Station have been notified of
these locations.

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.

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