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Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week is April 15-21st

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2018   Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082  |  Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   BZZZZ…..FIGHT THE BITE! MOSQUITO AND WEST NILE VIRUS AWARENESS WEEK IS APRIL 15-21 ELK GROVE, Calif. April 13, 2018— Late spring rain and warm temperatures breed mosquitoes and this will likely result in a […]

Warm Temperatures Bring Mosquitoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2018   WARM TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES                               Elk Grove, Calif.—  Feels like spring is in the air and with the warmer than normal temperatures for this time of year, mosquitoes are out and looking to bite. “This is a typical trend that we see every year in February when we […]

Risk of West Nile Virus Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2017               Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net     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 mosquito activity and […]

West Nile Virus Activity Increases Throughout Elk Grove

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2017               Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net     WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY INCREASES THROUGHOUT ELK GROVE   Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to monitor West Nile virus activity throughout the District and especially […]

Fight The Bite During National Night Out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2017   Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   FIGHT THE BITE DURING NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Prevent Mosquito Bites and West Nile Virus by Using Insect Repellent —Free repellent wipes available   Elk Grove, Ca — Tomorrow is National Night Out, an […]

Yellowjackets Pose a Threat for Area Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2017     YELLOWJACKETS POSE A THREAT FOR AREA RESIDENTS –Intense yellowjacket activity comes earlier than normal this year   Elk Grove, Ca.— Summer is here and many are enjoying fun outdoor activities. Aside from the threat of mosquitoes, this year there is a big increase in the yellowjacket population. […]

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Fourth of July Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2017               Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net     PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITOES THIS FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY   Elk Grove, Calif.— BBQ’s, fireworks and fun outdoor activities are a great combination for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, however […]

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 […]