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Posted on: June 8, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: MOSQUITOS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

PRESS RELEASE: MOSQUITOS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

GREENVILLE: Trapped mosquitos, in the area of Arnold Park, 3314 Gordon Street, tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Trucks will begin spraying at approximately 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 9, Thursday, June 10, and Friday, June 11, weather permitting. The spraying will take about 3-4 hours. It is recommended that citizens stay indoors during this time.

To avoid mosquito bites, apply insect repellent on exposed skin and clothing when you go outdoors. Use an EPA registered insect repellent such as those containing DEET. Permethrin sprayed on clothing provides protection through several washes. Products with a higher percentage of DEET as an active ingredient generally give longer protection.

For more preventive measures visit http://www.ci.greenville.tx.us/index.aspx?NID=720

Don’t spray repellent on the skin under clothing. Don’t use permethrin on the skin. For details on when

and how to apply repellent, visit www.cdc.gov/westnile

The map shows the areas to be sprayed.

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PRESS RELEASE - West Nile Arnold Park 6-8-21

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