mosquito

West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death

Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...

National Night Out could be a treat for mosquitoes

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reminds residents to be vigilant about mosquito-bite prevention during National Night Out celebrations next Tuesday, Aug. 6. The eve ...

First West Nile positive bird of year found in Rocklin

The first bird in Placer County to test positive this year for West Nile virus has been found in Rocklin. "Dead birds provide an early indication of where virus activity is increa ...

West Nile positive bird found in Rocklin

The first bird in Placer County to test positive this year for the West Nile virus has been found in Rocklin. “The bird was picked up by our staff on June 21, and test results ...