COVID-19 SERVICE MODIFICATIONS
Updated May 29, 2020 – To support ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our staff safe, our lobby will remain closed and the District will be conducting service requests as long as no in-person contact is necessary. We will not be distributing mosquitofish this season. Read more.

WARM WEATHER
February 2020 – There has been a spike in mosquito activity due to warm weather. The adult rice field mosquitoes, Anopheles freeborni, are aggressive biter and enter your home. These mosquitoes DO NOT carry West Nile virus. For more information, download our brochure on Anopheles.

INVASIVE SPECIES
August 28, 2019 – The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District detected an invasive (non-native) species of mosquito. The Aedes aegypti, commonly known as the yellow fever mosquito, was found in a residential south Placer County neighborhood east of Auburn Boulevard at Interstate 80. A second mosquito was detected on Wednesday, September 4. Additional detections have been identified in the same neighborhood. Read more.

CURRENT WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY

INDICATORS Placer County* CA*
Humans (Fatal) 0 214
Dead Birds 3 226
Mosquito Samples 53 3288
Sentinel Chickens 8 139
Horses 0 15

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COVID-19 Service Modifications
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