Today (Oct. 1st) the District laboratory collected
mosquitoes in the area where
a dead crow infected with West Nile virus was found earlier
this week. These mosquitoes have all tested negative for West
A dead American crow collected from South San
Francisco earlier this week has tested positive for West Nile
virus (WNV). This is the first indication of the presence of WNV
in San Mateo County since 2018.
In August, San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control
District’s Board of Trustees voted to approve the selection of
Brian Weber as the new District Manager. Weber will take over for
Dr. Chindi Peavey, who is retiring after five years as District
Manager, on October 1st.