February 2016 District Report

In this month’s report: Zika virus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and more.

Click here to read the February 2016 District Report.

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Keeping Invasive Aedes Out of San Mateo County

Although the risk of Zika virus in our county is extremely low at this time, it is still important to avoid introduction of invasive mosquitoes to our county and to limit their spread where they have been introduced. Keeping invasive Aedes mosquitoes out of our county reduces not only the risk of Zika virus, but of other diseases transmitted by invasive Aedes mosquitoes, like dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever.

You can help keep our communities free of invasive Aedes mosquitoes by following a few simple guidelines: 

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Questions and Answers about Zika Virus and Invasive Aedes in San Mateo County

Image of Questions and Answers about Zika Virus and Invasive Aedes in San Mateo County Zika virus has been on the front page of most news sources almost every day this month, and District staff members have received many questions from the family, friends, members of the public, and the media. Here are a few of the most common questions, and their answers:

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From California Department of Public Health: California Department of Public Health Reminds Public to Guard Against Mosquito Bites

Sacramento, CA – Feb. 1, 2016

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today advised that although there is no evidence of mosquitoes carrying Zika virus in California, people should always take steps to avoid mosquito bites, including removing standing water and wearing insect repellent when necessary. Californians should also be advised of international travel alerts for the countries where Zika virus is circulating. 


New Jersey Light Trap Results, 2015
Year-End Data

The graphic to the left shows the number of each mosquito species found in our New Jersey light traps in 2015. Find out more about our mosquito surveillance program.

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