St. Louis Encephalitis Virus Detected in Tranquility, CA

ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS DETECTED IN WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District has received confirmation that mosquito samples collected north of the census-designated place of Tranquility, in Western Fresno County have tested positive for St. Louis Encephalitis virus (SLEV). SLEV is transmitted via the bite of Culex mosquitoes (the[…]

ULV Spray Notification: Mosquito Virus Response 9/14/2016-9/16/2016

Due to West Nile Virus activity (mosquito samples and dead birds) in the District, Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting ultra-low volume applications of insecticide via truck in Firebaugh, Tranquility, Oro Loma, and various areas throughout the District. ¬†For questions, please contact the District at 559-659-2437, or e-mail District Manager Conlin Reis at[…]

9/1/2016: Mosquito Spraying Notification

In Response to West Nile Virus Activity (mosquito samples and dead birds) in the District, FWMAD will be conducted ultra-low volume applications of insecticide via truck in the city of Firebaugh, the community of Tranquility and various areas throughout the District. Please see map below for intended application sites (subject to change). For questions, please[…]