Mosquito & Vector News

West Nile Virus infected Mosquitoes found in Palm Springs

From KESQ October 16, 2017 PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – For the second time in Palm Springs this year, a sample of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile. The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District positive sample contained 16 mosquitoes from a trap located near Mesquite Avenue and Gene Autry Trail. The District will post…

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Aedes aegypti mosquito detected in Mecca

From KESQ October 11, 2017 MECCA, Calif. – Mecca has become the latest city in the valley to be detected with the Aedes aegypti mosquito. The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District detected three adult mosquitoes and 37 mosquito larvae in a Mecca neighborhood that were identified as an invasive mosquito species capable of…

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Disease-Transmitting Aedes Mosquito Prompts Santa Clarita Public Information Session

From KHTS AM 1220 October 10, 2017 The disease-transmitting Aedes mosquito has been confirmed in the Santa Clarita area, prompting city officials to host a Public Information Session about the species. The session will be held at the City Hall Council Chambers on October 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Officials will be discussing…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 10.13.17

MVCAC Planning Meeting; Visual Gateway Workshop Interest Form; CDPH VBDS 2016 Annual Report; From ESA – Hurricane Recovery: Your Help is Needed; Agency Spotlight; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; District Trustee Information Form; Leading Edge Training Course for Unmanned Aerial Systems Click…

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News Briefs 10.06.17

From ESA – Hurricane Recovery: Your Help is Needed; Contra Costa MVCD – Paula Macedo, New General Manager, Takes the Helm; Alameda MAD – Quarterly Newsletter and Updates; Agency Spotlight; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; District Trustee Information Form; Leading Edge Training…

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CDPH VBDS 2016 Annual Report

From CDPH October 9, 2017 The 2016 Annual Report of the Vector-Borne Disease Section has been posted on the VBDS Annual Report webpage: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/VBDSAnnualReports.aspx. A PDF of the report is also available here, and one hard copy is being mailed to each agency this week. If you do not receive a copy, or would like…

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