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Spring 2015 Fight the Bite Contest Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2015 SPRING 2015 FIGHT THE BITE CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED Elk Grove, Ca.— As part of Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week  the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announces the winners of the 2015 annual Fight the Bite Contest for students in grades K-12. In an effort to teach […]

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week is April 19-25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2015   BZZZZ…..FIGHT THE BITE! MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS AWARENESS WEEK IS APRIL 19-25   ELK GROVE, Calif.  Mosquitoes and warm weather go hand in hand! The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announces Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week from April 19-25. This week kicks off the […]

Warm Temperatures And Recent Rain May Bring Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2015                   Elk Grove, Calif.—  Spring is in the air and warm temperatures expected for the next few days along with the stagnant water from the recent rain may bring mosquitoes. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District reminds the public that good […]

DRAIN AFTER THE RAIN TO PREVENT MOSQUITOES

February 9, 2015 DRAIN AFTER THE RAIN TO PREVENT MOSQUITOES Warmer than normal temperatures and recent rain may bring mosquitoes  Elk Grove, Calif.— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District reminds the public to “drain after the rain” to prevent mosquitoes! Wet weather followed by warm temperatures can create the ideal mosquito breeding conditions so it becomes […]

Drain After The Rain To Prevent Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 26, 2014 DRAIN AFTER THE RAIN TO PREVENT MOSQUITOES Elk Grove, Ca.— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District reminds the public to “drain after the rain” to prevent mosquitoes! Wet weather followed by mild temperatures creates ideal mosquito breeding conditions. “Yesterday’s storm left stagnant water and it’s important for everyone to do their […]

West Nile Virus Activity Continues To Be Widespread Throughout Sacramento and Yolo Counties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 12, 2014 WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY CONTINUES TO BE WIDESPREAD THROUGHOUT SACRAMENTO AND YOLO COUNTIES Elk Grove, Ca— West Nile virus activity continues to be widespread and the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District reported 25 mosquito samples were confirmed positive today. “While we’re near the end of summer, this week we’ve  had hot […]

Risk Of West Nile Virus Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 29, 2014 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 with the hot temperatures of recent days and the warming trend continuing into next week, this doesn’t mean it’s the end of mosquito season. This […]

Despite Cooler Temperatures, Threat of West Nile Virus Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 20, 2014 DESPITE COOLER TEMPERATURES, THREAT OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONTINUES Elk Grove, Ca— Risk of West Nile virus continues throughout Sacramento and Yolo counties as more mosquito samples and dead birds tested positive for the virus today. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District’s confirmed 23 new mosquito samples and 12 dead […]