Mosquito Control | Frequently Asked Questions
What is it?How can I reduce my risk of getting West Nile Virus?What are the symptoms?How is it spread?Who is at risk for West Nile Virus?How is West Nile Virus treated?Can I be vaccinated for West Nile Virus?Is this a seasonal virus?How likely am I to be bitten by an infected mosquito?
How many human cases have there been in the United States? How many deaths?How many cases have there been in Texas? How many deaths?Where in Texas has the virus been found?How many cases of West Nile Virus were there in Dallas County in 2002?Do birds or mosquitoes get it first? Where does the virus live?In addition to being infected by the West Nile Virus, what else can cause bird ‘die-offs'?What's an arbovirus?What kinds of laboratory tests are done to identify the West Nile Virus?
Can dogs, cats and other pets get the West Nile Virus?Is there a vaccine for dogs, cats or horses?
How do I report standing water on City property?If I find a dead bird, what should I do?Is the City going to spray for mosquitoes?How will I know if the City is going to spray my neighborhood?What precautions should I take at home when the City sprays my area?