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West Nile Virus
 The City of Southlake is at Risk Level Two for West Nile Virus. Learn more...
 West Nile Virus Information
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Source Reduction Flyers and Other Resources
West Nile Virus Action Plan Report a Mosquito Problem

Latest News 
As of 10-08-2014, there have been no reported human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV), but there were three positive results in the mosquito traps in Southlake this week along with positive test results in the region. The positive mosquito traps were located in the 800 block of Shady Lane, 100 Block of Meadowlark Lane, and 700 Block of Ashleigh Lane. We want to remind everyone to stay vigilant with your personal preparedness efforts to prevent the spread of WNV by remembering the 4 D's:
  1. Drain all freestanding water. This is especially important considering the rain we have received. This is especially important with rain in the forecast. 
  2. Dress in long sleeves and in long pants.
  3. Dusk/Dawn are the times of day when mosquitoes that carry WNV are most active.
  4. DEET - use insect repellent that contains DEET.
  
Interactive Mapping Tool for West Nile Virus 
This is an award-winning, interactive mapping tool sponsored by Tarrant County that allows you to stay updated on current WNV conditions across the County. This mapping tool can be found at http://bit.ly/1t5yZv3.

West Nile Virus Facts
West Nile Virus is a potentially serious illness that occurs as a result of a mosquito bite. Visit the West Nile Virus Facts page to learn more about the symptoms of the illness and what you can do to prevent it.

Source Reduction
You could be breeding the mosquitoes that cause West Nile Virus right in your backyard without even knowing. Visit the Source Reduction page to learn about potential mosquito breeding grounds around your home, what you can do to prevent the problem and how to get larvicidal dunks from the City. 

West Nile Virus Action Plan
The City of Southlake developed a West Nile Virus Action Plan based on recommendations and best practices from the Centers for Disease Control, Texas Department of State Health Services, Tarrant County Public Health and Denton County Health. Visit the West Nile Virus Action Plan page to learn more about what the City does to combat West Nile Virus.

Mosquito Surveillance
Mosquito Surveillance and Monitoring is an important component of the City's response to West Nile Virus. The City of Southlake conducts mosquito trapping and testing on a weekly basis to monitor the spread of West Nile Virus. Visit the Mosquito Surveillance page to learn more about the City's surveillance and monitoring program.

Flyers and Other Resources
Our Flyers and Other Resources page contains links to West Nile Virus flyers on topics like source reduction, the 4Ds and other West Nile Virus preparedness information.

Report a Mosquito Problem
Are you seeing a lot of mosquitoes or standing water on public property? Fill out the Report a Mosquito Problem form and staff will investigate the problem.
NOTE: You will need to create an account on our website to submit a complaint. Creating an account allows you to track the complaint through the resolution process. 


Virus and Response Information:
Ben Williamson
Emergency Management Coordinator/Assistant to the Fire Chief
600 State St.
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 748-8624


Mosquito Surveillance and Complaints:
Christi Upton
Environmental Coordinator
1950 E. Continental Blvd.
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 748-8638
Email

Denton County West Nile Virus Hotline
(940) 349-2907
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