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Jul 27, 2012 2:47 PM

Fogging next week after Pinal County mosquito tests positive for West Nile

TUCSON - Three areas in Pinal County will be fogged after a mosquito trapped during routine surveillance tested positive for the West Nile virus.

According to Pinal County officials, weather-permitting, the mosquito fogging will be conducted between July 31 and August 2 in the following areas:

ARIZONA CITY - Area encompasses Battaglia Drive to the north, Sunland Gin Road to the east, Alsdorf Road to the south and Henness Road to the west between the hours of 11:00 PM - 5:00 AM

FLORENCE - MAGIC RANCH - Area encompasses Walker Granite Road /Poseidon Rd. alignment to the west, Arizona Farms Road to the north, Quail Run Lane to the east, and Hiller Road alignment to the south between the hours of 11:00 PM - 5:00 AM

2012 COOLIDGE - LAKE IN THE DESERT - Area encompasses Woodruff Road to the north, Toltec Buttes Road to the east, Randolph Road to the south and Overfield Road to the west between the hours of 11:00 PM - 5:00 AM

So far this year, there have been no human cases of the West Nile virus. The mosquito fogging will help prevent transmission of the disease to humans, officials say.

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