Mosquito season in Burleson typically runs from May to October, with peak activity in August. During these months residents should take preventative measures using the 4 D’s.
Defend Yourself, Use the 4 D's
- DEET - Use insect repellents that contain DEET or any other EPA approved insect repellent.
- Dress - Wear long sleeves and long pants when you are outside.
- Dusk / Dawn - Dusk and dawn are the times of day you should try to stay indoors.
- Drain - Mosquitoes need stagnant water to grow. Eliminate stagnant water from your home and report other areas of stagnant water to the City.
Integrated Mosquito Management Program
The City of Burleson coordinates mosquito control activities through an integrated mosquito surveillance and control program. The program combines surveillance, source reduction, biological controls, and public education.
The City of Burleson and Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are collaboratively conducting surveillance for mosquito-borne illnesses. For more information, please visit Tarrant County's Take Control: Stop West Nile Virus page.