PRESS RELEASE: FIRST DETECTION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY FOR THE 2018 SEASON

  **PRESS RELEASE** Contact Information: Conlin Reis, Manager Fresno Westside Mosquito   Abatement District Firebaugh, CA (559) 659-2437 creis@fresnowestmosquito.com www.fresnowestmosquito.com   Immediate Distribution August 3, 2018 FIRST DETECTION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY FOR THE 2018 SEASON   FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District is asking residents to take[…]

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH NUMEROUS DETECTIONS OF WEST NILE VIRUS AND ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS IN WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY

**PRESS RELEASE** Contact Information: Conlin Reis, Manager Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District Firebaugh, CA (559) 659-2437 creis@fresnowestmosquito.com www.fresnowestmosquito.com   Immediate Distribution September 1, 2017 RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND DUE TO NUMEROUS DETECTIONS OF WEST NILE VIRUS AND ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS IN WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY   FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 8/21/2017-8/28/2017

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 8/21/2017 and ending 8/28/2017.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00 am but may[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 8/15/2017-8/19/2017

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 8/15/2017 and ending 8/19/2017.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00 am but may[…]

MULTIPLE DETECTIONS OF THE INVASIVE MOSQUITO AEDES AEGYPTI IN FIREBAUGH

MULTIPLE DETECTIONS OF THE INVASIVE MOSQUITO AEDES AEGYPTI IN FIREBAUGH FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District has detected an actively breeding population of the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti in the city of Firebaugh.  The aggressive day-biting mosquito is a persistent pest wherever it establishes and poses a potential health risk due to its[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 8/1/2017-8/5/2017

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 8/1/2017 and ending 8/5/2017.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00 am but may[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 7/27/2017-7/30/2017

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 7/27/2017 and ending early next week.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00[…]

ULV Spray Notification: West Nile virus Activity Response, 7/20/2017-7/28/2017

Due to West Nile virus activity (mosquito samples) in the District, Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting ultra-low volume applications of insecticide via truck in Firebaugh, South of Dos Palos, and around San Mateo Rd, South of Mendota.  Additional applications may be made in Eastern Mendota, depending on the results of ongoing surveillance.[…]