• October 22, 2020

Tags : mosquitos

Mosquitoes Trapped in El Paso Test Positive for West Nile

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has been notified that one of several mosquito pools collected here have tested positive for West Nile Virus. “When it comes to West Nile virus it is never really a question of ‘if’ we can expect to see the disease locally, but rather ‘when”, said Robert […]Read More

Two New West Nile Virus Cases Brings Total to 13

Two new confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in two El Paso men brings the total number of cases in El Paso to 13 so far this season. The new cases involve a man in his 70’s who lives in the Mission Valley and a man in his early 60’s who lives on the city’s […]Read More

Fourth West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in El Paso

An elderly man in his 70s has become the fourth confirmed person in El Paso to be diagnosed with West Nile Virus in El Paso this year. According to El Paso Department of Public Health officials, the man lives in Central El Paso and does not have a history of recent travel. The patient does […]Read More

Vector Control Continues Fight Against Mosquitoes

The City of El Paso Vector Control Program, under the Environmental Services Department, maintains its efforts to minimize the risk and prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses by controlling and decreasing the mosquito population year-round. Vector Control provides effective and environmentally sound mosquito control services throughout the City. Services include inspections, larvicide applications, hand and […]Read More