After West Nile Virus was found in a mosquito pond in Dallas, the city is systematically spraying various areas to control the population. The area around the 6500 block of Norway Road is scheduled for treatment tonight and tomorrow from 9 p.m.-5 a.m., and the city advises you keep your windows closed.
The product is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency, however a city press release advises people stay indoors with windows securely shut. If you happen to see the spray while in your car, keep your windows up and the air conditioning on through the area. If you do come in direct contact with the spray, use soap and water to remove it.
The area affected lies between Royal Lane and Walnut Hill Lane to the north and south, and Preston Road and Hillcrest Road to the west and east.
West Nile Virus has been an issue in the neighborhood before. In 2013 and 2014, several residents in neighboring Lake Highlands came down with the disease after being bit by infected mosquitoes.
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