Mosquito & Vector News

FOCUS ON PREVENTION FOR MOSQUITO AWARENESS WEEK

From The Escalon Times April 18, 2018 San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) is asking the public to be aware of standing water around their property. “For mosquitoes, any standing water in large containers to plastic bottle caps is suitable for mosquito development,” said Aaron Devencenzi, Public Information Officer with the District.…

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Mosquito warning goes out for the Central Valley

From KCRA 3 April 18, 2018 Late spring rain and warm temperatures have increased the mosquito population. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week on April 15 to 21. Click here to view the interview

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Mosquito season means it’s time to vaccinate horses against West Nile Virus

From 3 News Las Vegas April 18, 2018 SPARKS (KSNV) — The Nevada Department of Agriculture encourages horse owners throughout the state of Nevada to vaccinate against to the West Nile Virus. West Nile Virus can cause severe illness to a horse’s brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. “Vaccinations, in conjunction with practices that reduce exposure…

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Association Updates

News Brief 04.13.18

Mosquito Awareness Week; NEW! HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; SDLF Emerging Leaders Scholarship; AMCA – UAS in Mosquito Control Survey; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs…

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Press Release: Mosquito Threats on the Rise and Californians are Nurturing the Threat

Mosquito Awareness Week educates California residents on preventing mosquito-borne viruses SACRAMENTO, APRIL 13, 2018 – There has been a steep rise in detections of invasive mosquito species in California, according to the California Department of Public Health, which increases the risk of local transmission of imported diseases. At the same time, lifted water restrictions in…

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News Brief 04.06.18

NEW! HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; SDLF Emerging Leaders Scholarship; AMCA – UAS in Mosquito Control Survey; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks;…

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