Mosquito Problems Continue in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - After weeks of rain, the mosquitoes are in full force but there's no one fighting the pests in Ector County.

The County Health Department says it's because they haven't been able hire someone to spray.

The job position has been up since April, but no one qualified has applied.

Despite complaints that something needs to be done, right now the County says their hands are tied.

For now, County officials are asking everyone to cover up when they have to venture outdoors, especially during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

Also, remember to use bug spray containing deet.