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No West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes Collected in Menlo Park
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

No West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes Collected in Menlo Park

Burlingame, CA – April 24, 2015

Following the detection of West Nile virus on April 20th in a dead American crow collected from Menlo Park, San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District has conducted additional targeted disease surveillance. Mosquitoes were collected from the surrounding area and tested for West Nile virus. The mosquitoes tested negative.

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Dead Bird is First Indication of West Nile Virus in San Mateo County in 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Dead Bird is First Indication of West Nile Virus in San Mateo County in 2015

Burlingame, CA – April 21, 2015

A dead bird collected from Menlo Park on April 20, 2015 has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first indication of WNV in San Mateo County in 2015. These results arrive, coincidentally, at the beginning of West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week, April 19th through 25th, 2015.

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Finding the Latest Information on West Nile Virus

Wondering how many dead birds have tested positive for West Nile virus so far this year?

Need to know if there have been any cases of West Nile virus in your county?

Looking for the phone number for the West Nile Virus Dead Bird Hotline?

You can find all that information at www.westnile.ca.gov. The California Department of Public Health maintains this website year-round to provide all the latest information on West Nile Virus in California.

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March 2015 District Report

In this month’s report: Silver Dragon VII Emergency Drill, unmanned aircraft for vector control, tick surveillance, and more.

Click here to read the March 2015 District Report.

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Aedes aegypti in San Mateo County 2013-2015

To date, District laboratory staff have identified four samples of immature Aedes aegypti mosquitoes collected in Menlo Park. The samples were collected near the site of previous years’ detections.

To see a map of all Aedes aegypti detections since 2013, click the file below.

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Job Opportunity: West Nile Virus Hotline Operator

UC Davis is hiring West Nile Virus Hotline operators.

The California West Nile Virus Hotline opens on April 15th, and operators are needed to provide information about West Nile virus and coordinate the submission of dead birds and squirrels for disease testing. This position will be based in Richmond, CA at the California Department of Public Health campus.

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