Press Releases

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – The first mosquito samples in Placer County to test positive this year for the West Nile virus have been reported in the town of Sheridan and Elverta area of western Placer County. “This is a clear indication … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – The first bird in Placer County to test positive this year for the West Nile virus has been found in Rocklin. “The bird was picked up by our staff on June 21, 2010, and test results were confirmed … Continue reading

District asks residents to watch for dead birds. ROSEVILLE, Calif. – The first bird in the Sacramento region to test positive this year for the West Nile virus has been found in East Sacramento. “Dead birds provide an early indication of … Continue reading

District raises awareness of mosquitoes and the history of mosquito control efforts ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Coinciding with West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week in California on April 26-30, 2010, the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is … Continue reading

PMVCD ramps up for increased mosquito activity ROSEVILLE, Calif. – In preparation of another season of increased mosquito activity, the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District has been busy with a variety of activities, including setting up sentinel chicken coops, placing … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District announced today that the adult mosquito fogging scheduled for Wednesday 9/30/09 has been cancelled due to cool temperatures and expected windy conditions. When temperatures cool and winds increase, there is less … Continue reading