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)

NOTE: TREATMENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.
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