Mosquito & Vector News

Exchanging potted plants is spreading mosquito population

From Winters Express October 29, 2020 The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District discourages the practice of exchanging potted plants as the invasive mosquito population in Winters remains widespread across town. In mid-September an adult female Aedes aegypti mosquito was found in a trap placed near East and Main streets. The invasive container-breeding mosquito is an aggressive…

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Invasive mosquito that can spread several diseases found in Oroville

From KRCR October 28, 2020 An invasive mosquito that can spread several diseases has been found in Oroville. The non-native species, known as the Yellow Fever Mosquito, can transmit viruses such as Zika, Dengue, and Yellow Fever as the name suggests. Mosquitos that are native to the area don’t spread those diseases, county officials say.…

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Mosquitoes Caught in Santa Barbara Test Positive for West Nile Virus

From Noozhawk October 28, 2020 A sample of mosquitoes collected from a mosquito trap in Santa Barbara has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), according to the Mosquito & Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County. The mosquitoes were trapped as part of ongoing surveillance for the recently discovered invasive Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 10.23.2020

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; Passing of BCMVCD Employee Eric Gohre; Requesting MVCAC Member Support for Members Impacted by CA Wildfires; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs…

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News Briefs 10.16.2020

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Giant Asian Hornets; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining…

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News Briefs 10.09.20

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Giant Asian Hornets; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining…

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