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West Nile Virus Activity Increases as More Dead Birds and Mosquito Samples Test Positive in Sacramento County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018   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 AS MORE DEAD BIRDS AND MOSQUITO SAMPLES TEST POSITIVE IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY   Elk Grove, Ca…— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District announced today that further evidence […]

First Mosquito Sample of the Season and Two New Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018   Contact:  Luz Maria Robles, Public Information Officer Office:  916.405.2082 | Cell:  916.416.6337 E-mail:  lrobles@nullFIGHTtheBITE.net   FIRST MOSQUITO SAMPLE OF THE SEASON AND TWO NEW BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS   Elk Grove, Ca.—The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District  confirmed today that the first mosquito sample […]

Fight the Bite and Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Memorial Day Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018   FIGHT THE BITE Fight the Bite and Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Memorial Day Weekend Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District reminds the public to take all necessary precautions and protect themselves from mosquitoes this Memorial Day weekend and in the upcoming warmer months.  […]

First Dead Bird of the Season Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2018   FIGHT THE BITE First Dead Bird of the Season Tests Positive For West Nile Virus Elk Grove, Ca.—The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District  confirmed today that the first bird of the season has tested positive for West Nile virus. The American crow was collected south of Del […]

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 […]