News Release Archive for 2006

12/29/06 SACRAMENTO-YOLO MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT ANNOUNCES “FIGHT THE BITE BUMPER STICKER” CONTEST WINNERS
Click here to view the winning contest entries.

11/30/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL’S MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS PROGRAM RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
–Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District Receives 4 Awards

11/22/06 MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS EDUCATION CONTINUES IN LOCAL THIRD GRADE CLASSROOM
–The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District enlists local teacher to help combat mosquitoes and West Nile virus

9/26/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL HIRES NEW LABORATORY DIRECTOR

9/1/06 FIGHT THE BITE THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
–Protect Yourself And Your Family From Mosquitoes And West Nile Virus

8/24/06 15 DEAD BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–District’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Continues to Detect West Nile Virus Activity

[ Map of Infected Birds (PDF) ]

8/18/06 PRELIMINARY RESEARCH INDICATES A REDUCTION IN INFECTED ADULT MOSQUITO POPULATIONS, POST-AERIAL TREATMENT
–PRELIMINARY RESEARCH INDICATES A REDUCTION IN INFECTED ADULT MOSQUITO POPULATIONS, POST-AERIAL TREATMENT

8/10/06 MORE DEAD BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–SYMVCD’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Continues to Detect West Nile Virus Activity

8/7/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL MOVES FORWARD WITH PLAN
–Aerial Treatment of Adult Mosquitoes Re-Scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday Evening, Weather Dependent

8/5/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL AND THE SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS HOST 2ND ANNUAL FIGHT THE BITE NIGHT

8/4/06 HIGH WINDS THWART MOSQUITO CONTROL’S AERIAL APPLICATION, TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND

7/31/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL PROCEEDS WITH PLAN
–Aerial Treatment of Adult Mosquitoes Begins Thursday Evening in Yolo County

7/25/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL CONFIRMS 19 WEST NILE VIRUS-POSITIVE MOSQUITO SAMPLES
–District’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Continues to Detect West Nile Virus Activity

7/18/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL CONFIRMS 11 WEST NILE VIRUS-POSITIVE MOSQUITO SAMPLES
–SYMVCD’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Continues to Detect West Nile Virus Activity

7/13/06 FOUR MORE DEAD BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–SYMVCD’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Continues to Detect West Nile Virus Activity

7/11/06 ADDITIONAL MOSQUITO POOLS* INFECTED WITH WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN SACRAMENTO AND YOLO COUNTIES
–District’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Continues to Detect WNV-positive Mosquito Pools

7/6/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL RE-LAUNCHES FIGHT THE BITE WEB SITE
–New Design Is More User Friendly

7/6/06 TWO MORE DEAD BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–SYMVCD’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Detects West Nile Virus Activity

7/3/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL TECHNICIANS ARE AT IT AGAIN!
–This 4th of July, Technicians Will Go Door-to-Door to Distribute West Nile Virus Info

6/30/06 MOSQUITOES INFECTED WITH WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN SACRAMENTO AND YOLO COUNTIES
–District’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Detects First WNV-positive mosquito pools for the year

6/27/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL RUNS ADVERTORIAL IN LOCAL NEWSPAPERS
–Ad Highlights District’s Plan To Reduce Mosquitoes

6/23/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL WARNS THE PUBLIC!
–District’s Ongoing Surveillance Program Uncovers Mosquitoes In Urban Areas Of Sacramento And Yolo Counties

6/15/06 THIRD DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–SYMVCD’s ongoing surveillance program uncovers another warning sign

5/27/06 FIGHT THE BITE THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!
–Protect Yourself And Your Family From Mosquitoes And West Nile Virus

5/22/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT REMINDS THE PUBLIC TO DRAIN AFTER THE RAIN
–Late spring rains and persistent warm weather will produce mosquitoes

4/17/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL ANNOUNCES OUTREACH ACTIVITIES FOR MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS AWARENESS WEEK
–SYMVCD continues to educate and inform the public about mosquitoes and West Nile virus

4/13/06 SECOND DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–SYMVCD’s ongoing surveillance program uncovers another warning sign

3/21/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL LAUNCHES OUTDOOR AD CAMPAIGN
–SYMVCD continues to educate and inform the public about mosquitoes and West Nile virus

3/15/06 DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–SYMVCD’s ongoing surveillance program uncovers early warning sign

3/10/06 MOSQUITO CONTROL ANNOUNCES FIGHT THE BITE POSTER CONTEST
–SYMVCD continues to educate and inform the public about mosquitoes and West Nile virus