A resident of zip code 75229 tested positive for West Nile.

This is the 19th case of the virus that’s been reported in Dallas County this year. Two of these infections have led to death.

To avoid West Nile, Dallas County Health and Human Services recommends using insect repellants that contain DEET, wearing light-colored, loose clothing, draining standing water and limiting outdoor activities at dusk and dawn.

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