PRESS RELEASE: MOSQUITO DISEASE ACTIVITY IN FIREBAUGH INTENSIFIES, DISTRICT CONDUCTING EVENING SPRAY OPERATIONS

 MOSQUITO DISEASE ACTIVITY IN FIREBAUGH INTENSIFIES, DISTRICT CONDUCTING EVENING SPRAY OPERATIONS FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District is asking residents to take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito bites and prevent mosquito production after numerous detections of West Nile virus (WNV) and St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) in mosquito samples obtained in[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity: 9/11/2018-9/14/2018

Due to the collection of several West Nile virus positive mosquito samples as well as detection of the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti within the city of Firebaugh, ultra low volume (ULV) application of insecticide will be made by truck starting on 9/11/2018 and ending 9/14/2017.  Treatments are scheduled to begin shortly after sunset (8:00 pm) but[…]