Monthly Archives: March 2013

Tarrant County preparing ahead for West Nile season

Mar 28, 2013 Comments Off on Tarrant County preparing ahead for West Nile season

FORT WORTH -- After being overwhelmed last year by a deadly outbreak of West Nile virus, officials in Tarrant County and North Texas will "prepare for the worst" this season and take action earlier and more aggressively. Expanded trapping and…

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Irving Prepares for Busy Mosquito Season

Mar 17, 2013 Comments Off on Irving Prepares for Busy Mosquito Season

City expands its vector control facility, creates lab to test mosquitoes for West Nile virus Christine Lee, Irving/Grand Prairie Reporter The city of Irving is getting a head start on mosquito season. Since the beginning of the year, city workers…

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Keller officials battle West Nile early, hope for a milder season

Mar 16, 2013 Comments Off on Keller officials battle West Nile early, hope for a milder season

FORT WORTH — City officials have worked through the mosquito “off season,” responding to emails and calls about abandoned swimming pools and other areas that could become breeding grounds for the West Nile virus-carrying insects. “We’ve already started looking at…

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