Aerial Treatment for July 23rd and 24th 2018

WHAT: Aerial spraying to control mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus in Sacramento and Elk Grove on two consecutive nights, Monday July 23rd from 8:45pm-9:38pm and Tuesday July 24th from 8:44pm-9:34pm. See below for an interactive map of the spray area.

Residents can sign up for urban aerial spraying updates by texting “sprayupdate” to 69922. Messages will only be sent to subscribers when aerial spraying is scheduled, the first scheduled day, and a live notification when spraying begins and ends each day.

Press release: Ongoing West Nile Virus Activity Prompts Aerial Spraying for Elk Grove, Pocket and Neighborhoods South of Fruitridge Rd.

Map of West Nile Virus Activity

Spraying Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

West Nile Virus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

WHY: To quickly reduce the number of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus which can become a threat to public health. This treatment was a direct response to elevated West Nile Virus Activity and in accordance with the District’s Mosquito and Mosquito-borne Disease Management Plan .

The below map is the approximate area to be treated.

Locate your address on the map below:

Download map to view area in Google Earth

View an image of the spray area
(if the map above does not work)

Additional resources:

Center for Disease Control West Nile Virus Homepage
California Department of Public Health
California West Nile Virus Homepage