West Nile Virus Activity Widespread Despite Autumn Season

Unusual weather and rain in October fueling increased virus activity in Los Angeles County communities 11/13/15 Los Angeles County, Calif. – Late autumn may not seem like a time mosquitoes are active, but in Southern California, when there is frequently warm weather, they are still public health threats. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) urges residents to ... Read More

West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 10/2/15

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) continues to identify West Nile virus activity in Los Angeles County. Fourteen mosquito samples, one American crow, and 11 chickens tested positive this week.  WNV activity is widespread and encourage residents throughout the southland to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Year to-date, GLACVCD has confirmed West Nile virus activity in: 58 ... Read More

West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 9/25/15

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) continues to identify West Nile virus activity in Los Angeles County. Fourteen mosquito samples, one American crow, and 11 chickens tested positive this week.  WNV activity is widespread and encourage residents throughout the southland to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Year to-date, GLACVCD has confirmed West Nile virus activity in: 56 ... Read More

West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 9/18/15

West Nile virus activity is still hot during these last summer months. We urge you to remain vigilant and keep mosquitoes out of your yard and protect yourself from mosquito bites. 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: Carson Year to-date, GLACVCD has ... Read More

West Nile Virus Weekly Update: 9/11/15

West Nile virus continues to be active! Most WNV cases occur during these hot summer months. We urge you to remain vigilant and keep mosquitoes out of your yard and protect yourself from mosquito bites. 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: ... Read More

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