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The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports an increase in calls from Placer County residents, especially on the western border, where mosquito activity has increased in the past few weeks.  “Mosquitoes are certainly noticeable right now, but the good … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. June 11, 2014— The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports that an American crow collected from Lincoln and a mosquito sample collected from Roseville have tested positive for West Nile virus. These are the first positive indicators … Continue reading

District asks residents to watch for dead birds ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 3, 2014 – The first signs of increased West Nile Virus activity in the region have officials at the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District encouraging residents to keep … Continue reading

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District (PMVCD) announces the official beginning of the season during West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week, April 20-26.   “With yet another mild winter this year, a lot of our residents … Continue reading

Officials at the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District (PMVCD) caution residents of the presence of the Lyme disease organism in local ticks. Results from surveillance activities for Ixodes pacificus, the western black-legged tick, have shown an increase in tick … Continue reading

Five additional mosquito samples in Placer County have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) today, bringing the count to 27 WNV-positive mosquito samples in the county for the year. “This increase of activity is not unexpected.  With temperatures high … Continue reading