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First Mosquito Samples Of The Season Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Elk Grove, Ca. — The Sacramento samples of the season have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

The two mosquito protect themselves,” added Goodman. Just last week, three birds picked up from Galt also tested positive for the virus. To date, this is the only area within District boundaries where WNV has been detected. Last year in California there were 231confirmed human cases of the disease, including 11 fatalities.

The detection of this recent WNV activity is evidence that the disease is present and the public should take proper precautions to problems.

As a response toes in the area.

For current information about District activities, please visit Residents may also subscribe to Spray Notifications on the website.

2021 West Nile virus activity update:

Sacramento date.

Yolo County: No activity has been detected to date.

Practice the District D’s of Mosquito Prevention:

DRAIN standing water that may produce mosquitoes.

DAWN and DUSK are times to avoid being outdoors.

DRESS appropriately be wearing long sleeves and pants when outside.

DEFEND yourself by using an effective insect repellent. Make sure to follow label directions!

DOOR and window screens should be in good working condition.

DISTRICT personnel are also available to problems.
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