Mosquito & Vector News

Spring is here. So are the bugs. What to expect during Sacramento’s early mosquito season

From The Sacramento Bee March 21, 2019 Feeling itchy? Recent weather patterns in Sacramento may lead to more mosquito activity than usual to start the spring, the region’s mosquito control district said. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District warned in a news release this month that recent weather conditions have brought about an increase of…

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As Zika danger wanes, travel warnings are eased for pregnant women

From The Washington Post March 20, 2019 ATLANTA — U.S. and international health officials are easing warnings against travel to regions with Zika virus because the threat has diminished markedly since the virus began to sweep across the globe four years ago. The World Health Organization designated Zika a global health emergency in 2016, and the Centers for Disease…

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Ticks carrying diseases continue to be active throughout Butte County

From KRCR TV March 18, 2019 BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. — According to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District, ticks of medical concern continue to be active throughout Butte County. Officials say residents need to be alert for ticks that may be carrying Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases. The District’s recent surveillance activities on…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 3.15.19

2019 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; American Chemical Society Call for Papers; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Reporting Information For 2018 Report; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!;…

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News Briefs 3.8.19

Appropriations Requests for Mosquito Control (AMCA, Senator Feinstein); 2019 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; American Chemical Society Call for Papers; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Reporting Information For 2018 Report; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs…

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News Briefs 3.1.19

MVCAC Yearbook Survey 2019; 2019 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; American Chemical Society Call for Papers; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Reporting Information For 2018 Report; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share…

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