Don’t Let West Nile Virus Ruin Your Labor Day Weekend

August 29, 2014 Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – This holiday weekend may signal the traditional ‘end of the summer,’ but not for mosquitoes. Local mosquitoes, wild birds, and sentinel chicken flocks continue to test positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health yesterday reported 8 additional human cases and one … Read More

West Nile Virus Activity Increasing: Conserve Water to Reduce Runoff and Mosquitoes

August 22, 2014 Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – As Los Angeles County struggles in drought conditions, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to conserve water around their homes to eliminate runoff – which can help reduce mosquito breeding and West Nile virus activity. “Thousands of mosquitoes can thrive in clogged gutters and storm drains from … Read More

West Nile Virus Update: More Activity in Los Angeles County

August 15, 2014 Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – As West Nile virus activity continues to increase, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to remove stagnant water around the home and wear insect repellent for protection when mosquitoes are active. This week, the vector control agency has confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) in 21 additional mosquito … Read More