Dallas County has notified that Sachse had one (1) positive WNV mosquito sample at Zone 3 in the 4400 block of Lee Hutson Lane. DCHHS has scheduled truck-applied mosquito spraying from 9 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 6 and 9 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 7.
Individuals are recommended to stay indoors while the treatment is being conducted in their area.
DCHHS continues to encourage residents to take the following precautions to reduce mosquito bites and mosquitoes:
- Wear long, loose-fitting, light clothing to avoid mosquito bites at DUSK and DAWN when mosquitoes are most active.
- Use EPA-approved insect repellants containing DEET
- Deep door and window screens in good condition and frames sealed tightly to prevent mosquitoes from entering the house.
- Dump, drain and reduce standing water and mosquito breeding sources outside your house.