First Find Of West Nile Virus Activity In San Joaquin County for 2020

From San Joaquin County MVCD
June 4, 2020

(STOCKTON, CA) – San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District’s (District) mosquito-borne disease surveillance program confirmed a West Nile virus (WNV) positive bird found in zip code 95219. “With this being the first evidence of WNV this year in San Joaquin County, residents need to take precaution to 1) prevent mosquito development around homes and, 2) prevent mosquito bites. After all, mosquito control is everyone’s responsibility,” said Aaron Devencenzi, Public Information Officer of the District.

“Adult mosquito control activities will increase in accordance with our surveillance results,” said Devencenzi.

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