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Posted on: August 13, 2021

City to Spray Overnight August 13 & 14, After Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for WNV

(August 13, 2021) This week one mosquito pool in Frisco tested ’positive’ for West Nile Virus (WNV). The location is at the intersection of Michelle and McCommas near Hillcrest Road. In response, the city will ground spray overnight August 13 and 14 in public areas of the Dominion at Panther Creek and Panther Creek Estates neighborhoods near Northeast Community Park (see map)

Weather permitting, a third-party contractor will apply treatment starting at 9 o’clock tonight, August 13, through 5 a.m. Saturday, August 14. The schedule is the same overnight Saturday through 5 a.m. Sunday, August 15.

This makes 24 positive mosquito pools in Frisco this season. No human cases of WNV are confirmed in Frisco this year. Check out our GIS Mosquito Dashboard to see the locations. No human cases of WNV are confirmed in Frisco this year.

Frisco residents are urged to ‘Wear, Apply and Remove’ as a precaution against mosquito bites.  The precautionary steps are promoted by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and outlined below: 

  • WEAR: Wear long sleeves, pants outside at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.
  • APPLY: Use insect repellants every time you go outside. Approved repellents contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
  • REMOVE:  Drain standing water that collects in bird baths, French drains, clogged gutters, saucers under potted plants and ‘splash blocks’ (at end of gutter down spout). The mosquitoes that carry WNV can breed in stagnant water.

 In accordance with its Mosquito Surveillance and Response Plan, Frisco began testing for mosquitoes May 1. For more information on the city’s plan, visit or contact the City of Frisco’s Health & Food Safety Division at 972-292-5304.

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