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Posted on: August 11, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: MOSQUITOS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE BOURLAND AREA

PRESS RELEASE: MOSQUITOS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE BOURLAND AREA

GREENVILLE: Trapped mosquitoes in the 3100 block of Bourland tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Trucks will be spraying Wednesday, August 11, Thursday, August 12, and Friday, August 13, starting approximately 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., 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

Do not spray repellent on the skin under clothing. Do not use permethrin on the skin. For details on when

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

Maps show the areas to be sprayed.

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PRESS RELEASE - West Nile Bourland area 8-10 -21

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