Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in 4 areas of Davidson County

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Mosquitoes from several areas in Davidson County have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Mosquitoes collected from Antioch, Bordeaux, and Sylvan Park neighborhoods have tested positive.

The batches of mosquitoes were trapped in the following areas:

  • Antioch: near the intersection of Bell and Anderson roads
  • Bordeaux: near the intersection of West Himlton Ave. and Clarksville Pike
  • Bordeaux: near the intersection of Kings Lane and Drakes Branch Road
  • Sylvan Park: near the intersection of Charlotte Ave. and 52 Ave. North

Staff with the health department’s Pest Management will visit each area on Wednesday, Aug. 12 to pass out information on how to protect against mosquitoes and reduce standing water where they can lay eggs.

They will be in Antioch from 1 until 2 p.m., Bordeaux from 1 until 2 p.m., and Sylvan Park from 2 until 3 p.m.

There have been no human cases reported in Davidson County.

Department staff continue to trap mosquitoes in Davidson County as well as conduct surveillance of standing water and apply larvacide when mosquito larvae are present.

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