The Denton County Health Department epidemiologist has confirmed a Flower Mound resident living on the east side of town has been positively diagnosed with West Nile virus.
Flower Mound’s Environmental Services will increase surveillance and trapping operations in the approximate one-half square mile radius surrounding the area, according to town officials.
In the event that mosquito samples are found to be positive for West Nile, the town will schedule a mosquito spraying in the approximate one-half square mile radius surrounding the area. Prior to any spraying, the public within the affected area will be notified with community notification signs.
The town would not provide an exact location due to health privacy regulations, but said the affected individual lives east of FM 2499. Town staff will provide further information if mosquito samples are found to be positive for West Nile virus.
So far this year, two Flower Mound residents have been positively diagnosed with West Nile virus and one was diagnosed with West Nile fever.
For more information, contact Flower Mound Environmental Services at 972-874-6340.