The City of Southlake has received notice from Tarrant County Public Health that one mosquito trap in Southlake has tested positive for the West Nile virus.
The positive sample is located near the 700 block of Ashleigh Lane. Fire Chief Mike Starr says, “We have an aggressive mosquito testing plan in place to help control the mosquito population. Southlake residents are our partners in this effort and we encourage the public’s continued help in the fight to reduce West Nile Virus.”
The City will respond with targeted spraying for two consecutive nights within a half-mile radius of the positive trap location. Spraying will start on Monday night, July 27th and continue through Tuesday night, July 28th, weather permitting.
Chief Starr asks residents to remember to continue taking personal protective measures including: