Category Archives: Public Health

Mosquito Spraying Efforts Continue Monday Night – Aug. 20, 2012

Mosquito spraying trucks will hit the streets in Arlington for a second round of spraying on Monday night at 10:30.  It’s the second of three consecutive nights planned for the adult mosquito control effort. Sunday night’s spraying effort covered roughly 1,200 acres across three targeted areas. On Saturday morning, more than five thousand door…

Mosquito Spraying Launched Sunday Evening

Residents who live in areas within the zones identified for targeted mosquito spraying received notification Saturday morning, as City employees distributed door hangers across Arlington. More than five thousand door hangers were handed out to notify residents of the spraying effort which is scheduled to begin Sunday, August 19 at 10:30 p. m. The…

City to Launch Targeted Spraying to Combat West Nile Virus

On Sunday, August 19th the City of Arlington will initiate Adult Mosquito Control measures which include targeted spraying in a number of areas throughout the city. Residents will be notified within 48 hours of any ground spraying event in their neighborhood. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines, which…

West Nile Update

As West Nile Virus continues to affect the area, the City of Arlington is continuing its aggressive  efforts related to  mosquito control.  The City is following a comprehensive response approach to mosquito control.  The approach involves direct prevention and progressive remediation actions along with public education/awareness efforts.   The City implemented…

City to Launch West Nile Educational Campaign

Residents around Arlington will get tips on preventing West Nile Virus delivered to their doorstep. It’s part of an educational campaign launched by the City after the confirmation of two cases of West Nile Virus by the Tarrant County Health Department on Thursday. City crews are also out on surveillance, taking water samples and following up on calls…