NASHVILLE, Tenn.(WKRN) – Mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus in six Nashville neighborhoods, according to the Metro Public Health Department.
The mosquitoes were found in Antioch, Bordeaux, East Nashville, Green Hills, Goodlettsville, and Old Hickory. The exact locations are as follows:
- Antioch: near the intersection of Bell Road and Edge O Lake Drive
- Bordeaux: near the intersection of Clarksville Highway and West Hamilton Road (2 batches)
- East Nashville: near the intersection of East Trinity Lane and Gallatin Road
- Green Hills: near the intersection of Woodlawn Ave. and Bowling Ave.
- Goodlettsville: Near the intersection of Dry Creek Road and Gallatin Pike
- Old Hickory: Near the intersection of Bridgeway Ave. and Old Hickory Blvd.
Health officials say it’s the first time this year that mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile in Green Hills and Old Hickory.
Over the past few weeks, though, batches have tested positive in all the other locations.
The health department’s pest management staff continues to trap mosquitoes in all parts of Davidson County and conduct surveillance of standing water and apply larvacide when mosquito larvae are present.
There have been no human cases reported in Davidson County and health officials say there are no plans to spray to kill adult mosquitoes.