INCREASED WEST NILE VIRUS RISK
Updated August 19, 2020 –The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District’s mosquito and West Nile virus testing showed an increased risk of WNV transmission in areas of Placer County.

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TAHOE BASIN PLAGUE
Updated August 18, 2020 – On August 17, 2020, our neighboring county reported that a resident in South Lake Tahoe tested positive for plague. We are encouraging visitors and residents of the Tahoe Basin area to be aware of the potential risk of rodent-borne disease and protect themselves.

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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.

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CURRENT WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY

INDICATORS Placer County* CA*
Human Cases/Fatal Cases 1/0 45/2
Dead Birds 2 171
Mosquito Samples 58 1717
Sentinel Chickens 0 56
Horses 0 8

News and Media Releases

Ground-based Adulticide Treatment Thursday, September 10, Lincoln Crossing
Ground-based Adulticide Treatment Friday, September 11, Westpark
Ground-based Adulticide Treatment Friday, September 4, Western Placer

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