Press Releases

ROSEVILLE, Calif. July 26, 2012— The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports the highest weekly count of West Nile virus-positive mosquito samples this summer, with 16 additional positive mosquito samples taken from surveillance traps in Sheridan and the agricultural areas … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. July 17, 2012— The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports an increase in calls concerning yellowjacket wasps, especially in the western end of Placer County. Summertime is when yellowjackets are expanding their nests, making them more active and … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. July 5, 2012— The Placer Mosquito and Vector control District reports that mosquito samples taken from surveillance traps in Roseville and Loomis in Placer County have tested positive for West Nile virus.  This is the first indicator of increasing … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. May 24, 2012— The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District has launched its newly redeveloped website, at http://www.placermosquito.org. The dramatically redesigned site, embodies the District’s forward–thinking vision and commitment to the growing needs of its residents. The new website offers: … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif. April 20, 2012— Although Placer residents have seen a very unusual mosquito season so far this year, the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District (PMVCD) announces the official beginning of the season during Mosquito and West Nile virus … Continue reading

ROSEVILLE, Calif., February 9, 2012 – 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 … Continue reading