West Nile

Placer County sees first West Nile death in years

Howard Stoltz of Granite Bay became the first human fatality in Placer County from complications of the West Nile virus in at least six years – a sad but not surprising result of ...

Traps in Roseville, Loomis test positive for West Nile

  The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports that mosquito samples taken from surveillance traps in Roseville and Loomis have tested positive for West Nile virus. ...

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 ...

Bird tests positive for West Nile in Roseville

A dead bird found in Roseville and a mosquito pool in Lincoln have tested positive for West Nile virus marking the first time in 2008 that the virus has been found in Placer Coun ...