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Health officials confirm first 2016 West Nile case in Riverside County

Health officials confirm first 2016 West Nile case in Riverside County

A 73-year-old woman who lives in western Riverside County is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the county this year, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the county’s public health officer.

Friday, August 19, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6294)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County Vector Control Program will perform mosquito fogging in Nuevo on Monday

Riverside County Vector Control Program will perform mosquito fogging in Nuevo on Monday

Due to a sample of mosquitos testing positive for West Nile virus and increased mosquito numbers, Riverside County Environmental Health Vector Control Program will spray in Nuevo on  Monday, August 8, 2016.  The area is Hemet Model Masters Airfield and Mystic Field. 

Friday, August 5, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2825)/Comments (0)/
County confirms mosquitos test positive for West Nile virus

County confirms mosquitos test positive for West Nile virus

Riverside County has confirmed that mosquitos collected from the city of San Jacinto tested positive for West Nile virus.

Thursday, July 21, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2197)/Comments (0)/
Mosquito control applications scheduled for Moreno Valley/Nuevo on Thursday

Mosquito control applications scheduled for Moreno Valley/Nuevo on Thursday

Due to the extremely high activity of West Nile virus, the Riverside County Vector Control Program has scheduled ultra low volume (ULV) ground applications Thursday (10/29) in Moreno Valley using truck mounted sprayers. The treatment reduce the risk of disease transmission to humans and animals by reducing the number of adult mosquitoes in a neighborhood.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2936)/Comments (0)/
County vector-control video shows personal toll of West Nile virus

County vector-control video shows personal toll of West Nile virus

With the number of WNV cases in Riverside County increasing, Riverside County Vector Control has released a video that shows the personal toll this disease can take on a family, as well as ways to prevent it.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5247)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County man who died tests positive for West Nile virus

Riverside County man who died tests positive for West Nile virus

A 77-year-old man who recently died tested positive for the West Nile virus, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, public health officer. The individual lived in western Riverside County.

Thursday, September 10, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3250)/Comments (0)/
First two West Nile virus cases for 2015 reported in Riverside County

First two West Nile virus cases for 2015 reported in Riverside County

A 37-year-old man and 53-year-old woman are the first confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Riverside County this year, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, public health officer said today (Wednesday). The individuals live in western Riverside County.

Thursday, August 6, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5268)/Comments (0)/
County urges steps to  limit West Nile virus during statewide awareness week

County urges steps to limit West Nile virus during statewide awareness week

With April 19-25 designated West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week in California, Riverside County health officials are asking residents to take steps to prevent the illness from spreading.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2588)/Comments (0)/
Door-to-door visits in Murrieta helping to raise awareness about West Nile virus

Door-to-door visits in Murrieta helping to raise awareness about West Nile virus

Riverside County health officials, in conjunction with city staff, went door-to-door in several Murrieta neighborhoods starting today to give residents information about protecting themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses like West Nile virus.
Thursday, October 2, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2691)/Comments (0)/
First human case of West Nile Virus in Riverside County confirmed this year

First human case of West Nile Virus in Riverside County confirmed this year

A 60-year-old woman is the first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus in Riverside County this year, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, public health officer. The individual, who was hospitalized and is now recovering at home, lives in southwest Riverside County.
Friday, August 2, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3903)/Comments (0)/

Ebola News

Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.