Two additional mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus

By: Cody Grimes
| Published 06/24/2020

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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Two additional mosquito samples have tested positive for the West Nile virus in the area of the Grogan’s Mill village in The Woodlands.

Treatment of the affected areas is scheduled to begin on the evening of Friday, June 26, at 8:30 p.m. A second round of treatment is scheduled for the evening of Monday, June 29. Treatment will include spraying all streets and county rights of way within the affected areas. Residents can check the treatment activity map (http://www.precinct3.org/mosquito- abatement/) to learn when spraying will occur in their neighborhoods.

Residents are advised to avoid outdoor activity during the scheduled treatment hours. Personal protective measures, such as insect repellent, wearing long, light loose clothing, eliminating standing water, also should be taken.

For residents who would like assistance identifying mosquito breeding sites in their drainage ditches or in the county right of way near their home, call 281-364-4203 to set up an appointment. Our teams can provide customized advice on how to deal with these issues. Please direct questions via email to justin.fausek@mctx.org or call the mosquito phone line at 281-364-4203.

Remember to Think WET!
Wear repellent
Eliminate standing water
Treat water you can’t eliminate

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