West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 9/4/15

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) confirmed West Nile virus activity for the first time this year in the following cities or communities: Athens Village East Los Angeles El Sereno Year to-date, GLACVCD has confirmed West Nile virus activity in: 49 cities/communities 105 mosquito samples 5 dead birds 4 sentinel chickens Please visit our West Nile virus statistics page ... Read More

West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 8/28/15

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) confirmed West Nile virus activity for the first time this year in the following cities or communities: Avocado Heights Bell Hacienda Heights La Crescenta Lynwood Panorama City Reseda South El Monte Van Nuys Year to-date, GLACVCD has confirmed West Nile virus activity in: 46 cities/communities 85 mosquito samples 5 dead birds … Read More

West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 8/21/15

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) confirmed West Nile virus activity for the first time this year in the following cities or communities: La Mirada Sun Valley Valley Glenn Year to-date, GLACVCD has confirmed West Nile virus activity in: 0Cities / Communities0Mosquito Samples1Dead Bird1Sentinel ChickenPlease visit our West Nile virus statistics page for more information. Government officials ... Read More

Vector Control Confirms More West Nile Virus Activity as Summer Progresses

August 7, 2015 Los Angeles County, Calif. — The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) identified West Nile virus (WNV) activity in multiple communities in Los Angeles County in the past month. So far this year, GLACVCD confirmed WNV-positive test results for 31 mosquito samples, one sentinel chicken and one dead bird. Please refer to the latest WNV ... Read More

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in LA County

News Release from LA County Dept. of Public Health All residents should take precautions against mosquitoes LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) confirms the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2015 season (excluding counts in Long Beach and Pasadena). A male youth from the ... Read More

First Confirmed Death in CA due to West Nile Virus

July 20, 2015 News Release from California Department of Public Health SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced the first confirmed death in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The deceased person was a senior citizen in Nevada County. “This death is a tragic reminder of how severe ... Read More

Asian Tiger Mosquito Health Forum – South El Monte Town Hall

Asian Tiger Mosquito Health ForumWhen: June 15, 2015 6:00 p.m. South El Monte Senior Center 1556 Central Avenue, South El Monte, CA Refreshments Provided This is an informative forum about the invasive mosquito threat in your community. For four years, residents and vector control has been fighting the Asian tiger mosquito infestation. Vector control will provide updates about the infestation, ... Read More

Vector Control Urges Residents to Help Thwart Invasive Mosquitoes

The presence of invasive mosquitoes increases new viral threats in Los Angeles County Los Angeles, Calif. – For the fourth year in a row, two Los Angeles County vector control districts are tackling potentially dangerous, invasive mosquitoes and the public health agencies are asking residents for help. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) and the San Gabriel … Read More

Vector Control Agency Asks Residents: Are you ready this summer?

April 2015 Los Angeles, Calif. — Everything residents learned last year about West Nile virus and mosquitoes will be put to the test again this year, warned the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.To ensure residents stay diligent, the District is partnering with the Mosquito & Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC) to announce West Nile Virus and Mosquito & … Read More