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First Two Mosquito Samples of the Season Test Positive for West Nile Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2017               Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   FIRST TWO MOSQUITO SAMPLES OF THE SEASON TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS   Elk Grove, Ca.—The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed today that the first two mosquito samples of […]

Late Spring Rain Followed by Warm Weather Increases Mosquito and West Nile Virus Activity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2017             Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   LATE SPRING RAIN FOLLOWED BY WARM WEATHER INCREASES MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY   Elk Grove, Calif.— Late spring rain leaves behind stagnant water that creates the ideal mosquito breeding conditions and […]

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes this Memorial Day Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2017             Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net FIGHT THE BITE! –Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes this Memorial Day Weekend    Elk Grove, Ca. — Summer is in the air meaning family barbecues, camping and other fun outdoor activities will be popular with […]

Dead Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2017               Contact:  Luz Maria Rodriguez, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrodriguez@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS   Elk Grove, Ca.—The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed today that a bird has tested positive for West Nile virus. The American […]

Combination of Increased Rain and Hot Temperatures Bring Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2017   Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082  |  Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   COMBINATION OF INCREASED RAIN AND HOT TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES   Elk Grove, Calif.— Spring is here and so are mosquitoes! The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito &Vector Control District has officially started its mosquito and West […]

Spring 2017 Fight the Bite Contest Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2017   Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   SPRING 2017 FIGHT THE BITE CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED   Elk Grove, CA.— As part of Mosquito Awareness Week  the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announces the winners of the 2017 annual Fight […]

WET WINTER WILL BRING MORE MOSQUITOES THIS SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2017             Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net     WET WINTER WILL BRING MORE MOSQUITOES THIS SEASON –Fight the Bite with Mosquito Awareness Week April 16-22   ELK GROVE, Calif.  A very wet winter will likely result in a busy and […]

Warm Temperatures Bring Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 9, 2017 WARM TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES Elk Grove, Calif.— While the official start of spring is still a couple of weeks away, warming temperatures have brought an increase in mosquitoes. Warm sunny days along with stagnant water left behind from winter rain storms makes the perfect combination for mosquitoes to breed. “Over […]