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West Nile Watch 2017

 

DCHHS is committed to protecting the health and welfare of the communities we serve from mosquitoes and vector-borne disease. Residents experiencing a mosquito problem may call 214-819-2115 or click here to set up a free service request.

Cases reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change. DCHHS will report additional positive human cases and mosquito pools as they are confirmed.

 

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Dallas County Season Overview


Health officials urge the public to take protective measures by utilizing the ‘4Ds’ to reduce the risk of West Nile virus:

 

DEET All Day, Every DayWhenever you’re outside, use insect repellants that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.

DRESS: Wear long, loose and light-colored clothing outside.

DRAIN: Remove all areas of standing water in and around your home.

DUSK & DAWN: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are   most active.

 

Human West Nile Cases 2017


Case #

    West Nile   

 Infection Type

City of Residence
Zip Code

1

neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75248
2
fever
Dallas
75214
3
neuroinvasive disease
Richardson
75081
4
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75231
5
fever
Dallas
75243
6
fever
Dallas
75254
7
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75248
8
fever
Dallas
75248
9
fever
Irving
75038
10
neuroinvasive disease
Richardson
                 75080
11
fever
Dallas
75240
12
fever
Dallas
75206
13
fever
Coppell
75019
14
fever
Highland Park
75205
15
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75240
16
neuroinvasive disease
Irving
75061
17
fever
Irving
75061
18
fever
Irving
75063
19
neuroinvasive
Dallas
75229
20
   
21
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75240
22
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75230
23
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75229
24
     
25
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75248
26
neuroinvasive disease
Dallas
75248

 

West Nile Deaths 2017

 

2

 

                              
Positive West Nile Mosquito Samples (Traps & Pools)

Testing for infected mosquitoes is ongoing throughout Dallas County. The following is a list of cities and their corresponding zip codes where mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Positive Mosquito Traps = 388

Positive Mosquito Pools = 393

*Traps from the state may not yet be included

West Nile Watch Mapping 2017

 



 

Pools Testing Positive are as follows:

 

Addison

 

75001 (5)

Balch Springs 75180 (3)
Carrollton

75006 (13)

75007 (13)

75010 (5)

Cedar Hill 75104 (1)
Cockrell Hill  
Coppell 75019 (30)
Dallas

75203 (1)

75204 (2)
75210 (2)

75211 (1) 75214 (5)

75215 (3)

75216 (1)



75217(1)

75218 (2)

75220 (1)

75224 (1)

75225 (2)

75227 (1)

75228 (6)


 

 

75229 (14)

75230 (4)

75238 (5)

75240 (2)

75241 (1)

75243 (13)

75244 (5)

75248 (13)

75252 (5)

75254 (9) 75287 (3)

DeSoto 75115 (7)
Duncanville

75116 (4)

75137 (3)

Farmers Branch 75234 (8)
Garland

75040 (1)

75041 (3)
75042 (7)
75043 (10)
75044 (15)

Grand Prairie

75050 (5) 

75051 (3)

75052 (11)

75054 (2)

Glen Heights 75154 (2)
Highland Park 75205 (8)
Hutchins 75141 (1)
Irving

75038 (8) 
75039 (4)
75060 (2)
75061 (5)
75062 (13)

75063 (8)

Lancaster 75146 (1)
Mesquite 75149 (7)
75150 (8)
Richardson 75080 (21)
75081 (7)
Rowlett

75088 (5)

75089 (10)

Sachse 75048 (6)
Seagoville 75159 (2)
Sunnyvale  
University Park 75225 (9)

Unincorporated Dallas

County-Near Wylie

75098 (2)

 

Cases reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change. DCHHS will report additional positive human cases and mosquito pools as they are confirmed.

 

Click here for the weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Report

For general questions or for more information about Dallas County Health and Human Services,
please email Director Zachary Thompson at: zachary.thompson@dallascounty.org

 

Zachary S. Thompson
Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

 

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