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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 […]

Widespread West Nile Virus Activity Continues For Sacramento And Yolo Counties As 37 New Mosquito Samples Test Positive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 13, 2014 WIDESPREAD WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY CONTINUES FOR SACRAMENTO AND YOLO COUNTIES AS 37 NEW MOSQUITO SAMPLES TEST POSITIVE  Elk Grove, Ca— Widespread West Nile virus activity continues throughout Sacramento and Yolo counties as laboratory surveillance results confirmed 37 new mosquito samples tested positive for the disease today. The samples are from different […]

Aerial Spraying To Control Mosquitoes In Davis And Woodland Scheduled To Begin Tonight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 6, 2014 AERIAL SPRAYING TO CONTROL MOSQUITOES IN DAVIS AND WOODLAND SCHEDULED TO BEGIN TONIGHT  WHO:        The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District WHAT:     Aerial spraying to control mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus in the cities of Davis and Woodland as well as surrounding agricultural areas WHEN:     Spraying is scheduled for two days, Wednesday, August 6 […]

Fight The Bite During National Night Out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 5, 2014 FIGHT THE BITE DURING NATIONAL NIGHT OUT–Prevent Mosquito Bites and West Nile Virus by Using Insect Repellent  Elk Grove, Ca.— Tonight 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 with activities such as outdoor BBQ’s […]

Intense West Nile Virus Activity In Yolo County Prompts Aerial Spraying Over Davis And Woodland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 4, 2014  INTENSE WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY IN YOLO COUNTY PROMPTS AERIAL SPRAYING OVER DAVIS AND WOODLAND  Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announced today that aerial treatments for adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus are scheduled for two consecutive nights on Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7 from approximately 8:00 […]

Widespread West Nile Virus Activity Continues As 34 New Mosquito Samples And Five Chickens Tested Positive Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2014 WIDESPREAD WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY CONTINUES AS 34 NEW MOSQUITO SAMPLES AND FIVE CHICKENS TESTED POSITIVE TODAY –Yolo County remains a hot spot  Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District received confirmation today that 34 new mosquito samples collected from various locations throughout Sacramento and Yolo counties tested positive for […]