Mosquito & Vector News

As the weather heats up, it’s time to fend off mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus

From the Sacramento Bee April 21, 2019 Significant rainfall last winter ended drought conditions in all of California for the first time since 2011, but mosquito experts fear those same downpours have left a breeding ground for the blood-sucking flies that spread West Nile virus. Public health officials in California reported 11 deaths from the disease and 243…

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Officials brace for an abundance of mosquitoes

From the Turlock Journal April 19, 2019 The deluge of rain that fell in the Central Valley this winter and spring did much to help the state out of the drought, but it also created optimal breeding conditions for mosquitoes that officials are warning could prompt a bevy of health concerns for residents. According to…

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Heavy rainfall brings concerns for large mosquito infestation

From the Daily Republic April 18, 2019 FAIRFIELD — The late-winter storms brought nearly $800,000 in damage to Solano County infrastructure – and health officials are concerned they also will bring mosquitoes. The state Legislature this week proclaimed April 21-27 as Mosquito Awareness Week. “Warm weather coupled with large amounts of stagnant water from recent…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 4.19.19

CSDA Legislative Days; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013 ARGO XTI Titan 8×8; Sustaining Member Corner Read more

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Press Release: Record Amounts of Rain Coupled With Warming Temperatures Create Perfect Conditions for Mosquitoes

Mosquito Awareness Week educates California residents on preventing mosquito-borne viruses   SACRAMENTO, APRIL 17, 2019 – After the significant rainfall we received this winter,Mosquito expertsthroughout the state stress the need for Californians to dump and drain all standing water. According to theCalifornia Department of Water Resources, parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Diego counties received nearly…

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News Briefs 4.12.19

Lost/Found at MVCAC Conference; CSDA Legislative Days; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013 ARGO XTI Titan 8×8; Sustaining Member Corner…

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