Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District

West Nile positive bird found in Auburn

A dead bird found in Auburn tested positive for West Nile virus. The county’s Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Friday that a western scrub jay tested positive for ...

Mosquito samples hit season high for West Nile

Eight new mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus this week along the western Placer County border. This is the highest number of positive samples in one week since ...

West Nile virus detected in Placer County

A mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus in a rural area of Placer County west of Lincoln, officials announced Tuesday. The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control Distri ...

West Nile early detection possible in Placer

Placer County residents now have an advantage when it comes to early detection of West Nile virus and other illnesses thanks to a new lab in Roseville. The Placer Mosquito and Ve ...

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 ...

West Nile-infected bird found

Last week, a bird in East Sacramento tested positive for the West Nile virus. But don’t panic. While it’s the first West Nile bird of the year for the Sacramento area, there i ...