Aerial Treatment for July 16th and 17th 2014

WHAT: Aerial spraying to control mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus on Wednesday July 16th and Thursday July 17th from approximately 8:00pm to midnight over portions of Sacramento County including Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks and Orangevale. On Wednesday July 16th spraying began at 9:00pm and ended at 10:30pm, and on Thursday July 17th spraying began at 9:15pm and ended at 10:42pm.

Press release: Intense West Nile Activity Prompts Aerial Spraying Over Parts Of Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks And Orangevale

Map of West Nile Virus Activity
West Nile Virus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The below map is the approximate area to be treated.

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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 .

Adulticide Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

View a PDF of the West Nile Risk Assessment for 7/14/2014

Additional resources:

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