NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A batch of mosquitoes collected in Davidson County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
Officials with the Metro Public Health Department said Thursday that the mosquitoes were found near the intersection of Clarksville Highway and South Hamilton Road in the Bordeaux area.
This was the second batch of mosquitoes that have tested positive for the virus this year.
So far, there have been no human cases reported in Davidson County.
The Health Department Pest Management staff will visit the area Thursday morning to pass out information about steps to protect against mosquitoes. They said there are no plans to spray to kill adult mosquitoes.
The Health Department recommended the following steps to protect against biting mosquitoes, including:
Information is also available at the Health Department’s website.