West Nile virus activity continues in Los Angeles County

WNV Update – 10/03/19 PDF LOS ANGELES (October 3, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 11 additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus (WNV) this week. This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 51 this year. This is the first positive sample of … Read More

West Nile virus activity continues into Fall

WNV Update – 09/27/19 PDF LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed one (1) mosquito sample positive for West Nile virus (WNV) this week. This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 40 this year. The positive sample was collected from Studio … Read More

11 additional mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus

LOS ANGELES (September 20, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 11 additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 39 this year. Positive samples were collected in six new areas: Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Park, Los Feliz, … Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Boyle Heights and Whittier

LOS ANGELES (September 13, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed three additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 28 this year. Positive samples were collected in two new areas: Boyle Heights and Whittier. City/Community Date … Read More

West Nile Virus Increases in Late Summer

LOS ANGELES (September 6, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 10 additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 25 this year. Positive samples were collected in four new areas: Montebello, Santa Fe Springs, South Whittier … Read More

Stay Safe from Mosquitoes this Labor Day Weekend

Additional West Nile virus activity confirmed LOS ANGELES (August 30, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD / District) reminds residents to take a few simple steps to prevent mosquito bites this holiday weekend. Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been collected from 13 cities in the District so far in 2019. The new positive samples were … Read More

Truck-mounted Mosquito Control Applications Scheduled in Watts

LOS ANGELES (August 28, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD / District) is reporting an elevated level of invasive Aedes mosquito activity in the neighborhood of Watts. A truck-mounted mosquito control application is scheduled for August 29th from 3:00 AM – 5:00 AM in order to decrease the adult mosquito population and lower the risk … Read More

WNV Update: More Positive Mosquito Samples Confirmed in LA County

LOS ANGELES (August 23, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed seven additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 13 this year. The new positive samples were collected from six new areas: Winnetka, West Hills, Canoga … Read More

West Nile Virus Update: Los Angeles County Residents Urged to Take Precautions

LOS ANGELES (August 16, 2019) – West Nile virus (WNV) activity continues to be detected in Los Angeles County mosquitoes. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD / District) has confirmed WNV in four additional mosquito samples from traps in the cities of Carson, Northridge, Reseda and Signal Hill. City/Community Date First Detected # WNV Positive Mosquito Samples … Read More

Press Release: Additional West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes Found

Additional West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes Found in Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES (August 2, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) confirmed a sample of mosquitoes collected from the City of Bellflower (90706) tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). Two weeks ago, GLACVCD reported the first positive West Nile virus mosquito sample within the … Read More