There are no human cases of the virus in Frisco, according to the release.
“However, it just takes one bite from an infected mosquito to transmit disease," Environmental Health Supervisor Julie Fernandez said in the release. "That’s why we’re increasing surveillance all over our city and will be larviciding any areas where we see stagnant water.”
In order to take precaution, the city supports the following Texas Department of State Health Services suggestions:
- use approved insect repellants;
- drain standing water;
- wear long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk; and
- use air conditioning.
This is the second positive pool in Frisco this season, according to the release.