The Zika Virus is actively spreading in the Caribbean, Central and South America.
West Nile Virus is a disease that spreads from birds to humans through infected mosquitoes.
View the new West Nile Virus map that shows spray areas in The City of Fort Worth.
Mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance, they also can carry viruses.
Reducing the mosquito population and your risk of being bitten by them is the best way to prevent infection.
Follow these steps to protect yourself and those in your home:
For more information on ways to protect yourself, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
The City of Fort Worth has 71 trap locations that are monitored weekly. Mosquitoes that are collected are tested, in partnership with Tarrant County Public Health for West Nile virus and St. Louis encephalitis.
Mosquitoes are not tested for the Zika virus since this virus hasn’t been identified locally.
Educate your neighbors, classroom or workplace with this printable information: