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West Nile Watch 2015
Updated: September 4, 2015 4:37 p.m.

 

Cases reflect information received at time of publishing and are subject to change. DCHHS will report additional positive cases and 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.


Mosquito Pools

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

West Nile Watch 2015

Human Cases = 15
* Awaiting State Confirmation
** Death


West Nile Fever = 7

  • Dallas: 75206 (2)*1 still awaiting state confirmation; 75217 (1); 75225 (1); 75230 (1); 75238 (1); 75243 (1)*
  • Irving: 75038 (1); 75062 (1)

West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease = 6

  • Dallas: 75051 (1); 75212 (1); 75214 (1)**; 75248 (1)
  • Irving: 75061 (1)**
  • Garland: 75043 (1)



 

Positive Mosquito Pools = 296

  • Addison: 75001 (2); 75240 (1)
  • Balch Springs: 75180 (1)
  • Carrollton: 75006 (8); 75007 (5); 75010 (1)
  • Coppell: 75019 (10)
  • Cedar Hill: 75104 (5)
  • Dallas: 75203 (1); 75204 (1); 75205 (1); 75210 (1); 75211 (5); 75212 (1); 75214 (1); 75215 (14); 75216 (5); 75218 (6); 75219 (1); 75224 (3); 75225 (1); 75228 (10); 75229 (14); 75230 (2); 75231 (1); 75235 (1); 75236 (3); 75238 (4); 75240 (1); 75241 (5); 75243 (2); 75244 (1); 75248 (1); 75254 (1)
  • DeSoto: 75115 (11)
  • Duncanville: 75116 (1); 75137 (2)
  • Farmers Branch: 75234 (14)
  • Garland: 75040 (3); 75041 (4); 75042 (6); 75043 (3); 75044 (2)
  • Glenn Heights: 75154 (2)
  • Grand Prairie: 75050 (5); 75051 (2); 75052 (17)
  • Highland Park: 75205 (3)
  • Hutchins: 75141 (1)
  • Irving: 75038 (2); 75060 (11); 75061 (8); 75062 (9); 75063 (3)
  • Lancaster: 75134 (5)
  • Mesquite: 75149 (20); 75150 (14); 75181 (1)
  • Richardson: 75080 (1); 75081 (2); 75082 (3)
  • Rowlett: 75088 (2); 75089 (2)
  • Sachse: 75048 (2)
  • University Park: 75205 (9); 75206 (1); 75225 (5)
  • Wilmer: 75172 (1)

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

 

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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