Seagoville, TX –The City of Seagoville has authorized the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) to conduct ground spraying against mosquitos on the north side of Highway 175 from Malloy Bridge Road to Stark Road on Wednesday, October 5th, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.; Friday, October 7th, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.; and Sunday, October 9th, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., weather permitting. A positive mosquito trap pool for the West Nile Virus was reported by the County in the 800 block of High School Drive.
Residents living near this area are encouraged to remain indoors and bring their pets inside during spraying. City Staff will continue to monitor areas where mosquito breeding is mostly like to occur. To prevent the spread of mosquitos, residents should remove all areas of standing water and report all pools that are not well maintained and abandoned homes where mosquitos are likely to breed to the Health and Code Enforcement Department. Everyone should continue to protect themselves against the West Nile Virus by using insect repellent containing DEET. Citizens are also encouraged to remain indoors during dawn and dusk, when mosquitos are most active.