News Release Archive for 2008

Date


Release Name and Link to PDF


10/1/08 TWO NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS FOR SACRAMENTO COUNTY
–Mosquito Season Is Not Over, Using Repellent Remains Critical
9/11/08 FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN YOLO COUNTY
–Protection Against Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus Is Still Important
8/28/08 RISK OF WEST NILE INFECTION REMAINS HIGH FOR SACRAMENTO COUNTY
–Stay Protected this Labor Day Weekend
8/25/08 RISK OF WEST NILE VIRUS RISK INCREASES IN SOUTH SACRAMENTO COUNTY
–Elder Creek and Elk Grove Continue to be Hot Spots
8/14/08 RISK OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONTINUES THROUGHOUT SACRAMENTO COUNTY
–Residents Are Urged To Protect Themselves As State Fair Begins
8/5/08 FIGHT THE BITE DURING NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
–Protect Yourself and Your Family From Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus
8/5/08 NORTH SACRAMENTO AT HIGH RISK FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–Virus Activity Intensifies
8/1/08 West Nile Virus Activity Increases in North Sacramento
–Growing Concern Over High Numbers of Infected Mosquitoes
7/30/08 SENTINEL CHICKEN TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–Mosquito Control Moves To Level 3 of District Response Plan
7/28/08 AERIAL TREATMENT OVER SOUTH SACRAMENTO REDUCES MOSQUITOES BY
50 PERCENT

–Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus Continue To Be A Concern
7/16/08 MOSQUITO CONTROL BESTOWS ECOLOGICAL MOSQUITO AWARD
–New Program Recognizes Innovative Way to Reduce Mosquito Populations
7/14/08 MOSQUITO CONTROL PROCEEDS WITH PLAN FOR AERIAL RESPONSE
–Treatment of Adult Mosquitoes Begins Wednesday in High Risk Areas
7/11/08 HIGH MOSQUITO NUMBERS IN YOLO COUNTY
-Smoky Skies Ground Planes That Treat Agricultural Areas
7/10/08 SMOKY CONDITIONS DELAY SPRAYING TO CONTROL MOSQUITOES UNTIL PARTICULATE MATTER CLEARS
-High Risk area includes 23,000 acres over South Sacramento
7/8/08 MOSQUITO CONTROL CONSIDERS AERIAL SPRAYING
–Concern Grows Over Virus Activity in South Sacramento
7/7/08 THERE’S A NEW MOSQUITO BUSTER IN TOWN
–Concerned Community Member Going the Extra Mile to Educate Neighbors
7/3/08 BBQ’S…4TH OF JULY FUN…AND MOSQUITOES!
–Fight the Bite This Holiday and Protect Your Loved Ones from Mosquitoes
7/1/08 HIGH TEMPERATURES MAY HELP SPREAD WEST NILE VIRUS
–Two More Positive Mosquito Samples Found in South Sacramento County
6/23/08 SECOND MOSQUITO SAMPLE TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–Virus Activity Continues Throughout Sacramento County
6/16/08 MOSQUITO SAMPLE TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–Mosquito Control Finds Virus Activity Around Neglected Pools
6/4/08 A BIRD FOUND IN THE POCKET AREA TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–Infected Birds Have Been Found in Different Areas of Sacramento County
5/23/08 MOSQUITOES BREEDING IN CEMETERY VASES
–Mosquito Control Reminds the Public Not To Dump Out the Crystals
5/20/08 WEST NILE VIRUS EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY FORUMS CONTINUE
4/22/08 SAC-YOLO MOSQUITO CONTROL ANNOUNCES THE SPRING 2008
FIGHT THE BITE CALENDAR CONTEST

–Education Efforts Focus on Kids
4/21/08 SAC-YOLO MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRIBUTES MOSQUITO REPELLENT
TO LOCAL HOMELESS SHELTERS
4/18/08 SAC-YOLO MOSQUITO CONTROL ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR
MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS AWARENESS WEEK

–Education and Information Continue to be Key
4/8/08 SAC-YOLO MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT LAUNCHES A SERIES OF EDUCATIONAL
COMMUNITY FORUMS
4/4/08 SAC-YOLO MOSQUITO CONTROL IS LOOKING FOR HELPING HANDS
–Volunteers Needed For Mosquito Awareness Week
3/31/08 SAC-YOLO MOSQUITO CONTROL ANNOUNCES ECOLOGICAL MOSQUITO AWARD
–New Program Recognizes Innovative Way to Reduce Mosquito Populations
3/19/08 DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
–Surveillance Program Uncovers an Early Warning Sign
2/8/08 WARM WEATHER BRINGS MOSQUITOES OUT
ABANDONED SWIMMING POOLS ARE TARGETED

–Home foreclosures pose a significant problem in the area
1/16/08 MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT RECEIVES INNOVATOR AWARD
BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PESTICIDE REGULATION