McKinney is set to spray an area of the city in order to control mosquitoes after a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus was confirmed. Spraying will start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, weather permitting. The spray area is generally a mile radius around Old Settler’s Aquatic Center, 1101 E. Louisiana St.
Signs will be posted at major intersections to notify residents of spraying activity, and information and a map of the spray area will be posted on the city’s website.
Residents in the spray area are advised to stay indoors during the spray period and should bring their pets inside that evening. Residents who do not want to spray near their home should contact City of McKinney Health Compliance online or by phone at 972-547-7447 by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of 180,000. The city was #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America in 2014, published by Money Magazine. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees.