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West Nile Virus Found in Santa Cruz County - First detection for 2018

2017 Annual Report 

2018 Hantavirus information (English & Español) 


Found a tick?

          1) Click here to learn how to remove it safely. 
          2) Bring the tick into our office for more information and identification.

     Report a Dead Bird:for West Nile virus testing

          Learn how to "mosquito-proof" your rain barrel & septic tank!


          

 

          6/13/18 - American Crow tested positive for West Nile virus

 

 SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

2017

2018

Human cases

  0 reported human cases of West Nile virus

  0 reported human cases of West Nile virus

Mosquito Pools (from trapping)

  0/318 mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile virus

  0/226 mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile virus

Dead Birds

  1/19 submitted dead birds tested positive for West Nile virus

  2/40 submitted dead birds tested positive for West Nile virus

Sentinel Chickens   0/20 sentinel chickens tested positive for arboviruses over 14 week period  0/20 sentinel chickens tested positive for arboviruses over 14 week period

 Our Mission is to protect your health through responsible management of mosquitoes and other vectors (pests that can carry disease agents or cause discomfort or injury). Upon request, our staff can inspect your property or neighborhood and provide assistance and advice for County residents.
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Office
640 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 454-2590
Fax: (831) 464-9161
HOURS: M-F 8AM-5PM
For Questions, Correspondence, Request for Service or Mosquitofish
E-mail: Pesthelp