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First Dead Bird of the Season Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2016 FIRST DEAD BIRD OF THE SEASON TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS Elk Grove, Ca.—The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed today that the first bird of the season has tested positive for West Nile virus. The American crow was collected from the Fair Oaks area in Sacramento […]

MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS AWARENESS WEEK IS APRIL 17-23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2016 Contact: Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office: 916.405.2082 | Cell: 916.416.6337 E-mail: lrodriguez@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net BZZZZ…..FIGHT THE BITE! MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS AWARENESS WEEK IS APRIL 17-23 ELK GROVE , Calif. Mosquitoes and warm weather go hand in hand! The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announces Mosquito and […]

Warm Temperatures Bring Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2016 WARM TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES Elk Grove, Calif.— Feels like spring is in the air and with the warmer than normal temperatures for this time of year, mosquitoes are out and looking to bite. “We see this every year in February when we get a few days of warm, sunny […]

Hot Temperatures Increase Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2015 HOT TEMPERATURES INCREASE MOSQUITOES West Nile Virus activity remains steady Elk Grove, Ca— Risk of West Nile virus continues throughout Sacramento and Yolo counties as the hot temperatures of this week increased the mosquito population. Laboratory results confirmed that 15 mosquito samples and 10 birds tested positive this week. […]

Risk Of West Nile Virus Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2015 RISK OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONTINUES –Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes this Labor Day Weekend Elk Grove, Ca.— Labor Day is the last holiday of the summer, however mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus continue for all area residents. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District reminds […]

Despite Cooler Temperatures, Threat Of West Nile Virus Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2015 Contact: Luz Maria Rodriguez, Public Information Officer Office: 916.405.2082 | Cell: 916.416.6337 E-mail: lrodriguez@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net DESPITE COOLER TEMPERATURES, THREAT OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONTINUES Elk Grove, Ca— Risk of West Nile virus continues throughout Sacramento and Yolo counties as mosquito samples and dead birds continue to test positive and the […]

West Nile Virus Activity Continues, Fight The Bite During National Night Out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 3, 2015 WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY CONTINUES FIGHT THE BITE DURING NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Prevent Mosquito Bites and West Nile Virus by Using Insect Repellent  Elk Grove, Ca.— Tomorrow is National Night Out, an event which focuses on public safety as well as crime and drug prevention. Many neighborhoods will come together to celebrate […]

Concerns Grow As West Nile Virus Activity Intensifies Throughout Sacramento And Yolo Counties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2015   CONCERNS GROW AS WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY INTENSIFIES THROUGHOUT SACRAMENTO AND YOLO COUNTIES   Aerial spraying is being considered   Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to closely monitor the city of Elk Grove in Sacramento County as well as the cities of […]