Mosquito & Vector News

Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Lake Arrowhead

From the Mountain News July 28, 2021 Mosquitoes in Needles Also Tested Positive San Bernardino County Public Health officials are urging residents to take precautions after a bird carcass collected in Lake Arrowhead and a collection of mosquitoes from Needles tested positive for West Nile virus. The Steller’s jay, collected on July 5, is the…

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West Nile Virus Detected in Pasadena For First Time in 3 Years

From Pasadena Now July 26, 2021 A local mosquito control official is urging the public to protect themselves from mosquito bites and intensify their mosquito prevention measures at home after West Nile virus was detected for the first time in Pasadena in 2021. Levy Sun, communications director of the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District…

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Officials Confirm Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Samples in LA County

From SCV News July 26, 2021 Mosquito samples collected from mosquito traps in three Los Angeles County cities tested positive for the West Nile virus, officials confirmed Thursday. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District collected samples from mosquito traps in Bellflower (90706), Studio City (91602) and Tarzana (91356), confirming the presence of the…

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Association Updates

News Brief 7.28.2021

Updates to MVCAC Member Resources Page; Nominating Committee Report; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With…

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News Brief 7.21.2021

Nominating Committee Report; NPDES Update; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; AMCA Final Push for Federal Funding – We Need Your Help; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information;…

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AMCA Final Push for Federal Funding – We Need Your Help

From AMCA July 16, 2021 Dear AMCA members,  We want to thank you for your continued support in promoting enhanced funding for the CDC and specifically the SMASH Act.   We have some good news. Yesterday, the House Appropriations appropriations committee approved the FY22 L-HHS-ED bill and its report. The House included strong language in support of…

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