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County of San Diego

News Advisories

For Immediate Publication

 

2012

11/08/13

DEAD BIRDS SHOW WEST NILE VIRUS SEASON NOT OVER

10/30/12DEAD CROW TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Virus Detected in La Jolla; Residents Reminded to Protect Themselves from Mosquitoes
08/09/12FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED IN COUNTY
Public Urged to Prevent, Protect and Report
07/31/12WARMER TEMPS BRING WEST NILE VIRUS REMINDERS
Environmental Health Officials Urge Public to Remember: "Prevent, Protect, Report"

 

2011

09/01/11MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Pest Collected from San Onofre Area Mark First Local Sign of Disease in 2011

 
05/04/11FIGHTING WEST NILE VIRUS
San Diego County Has Done Well, but Residents Need to Keep Guard Up
 

 

2010

09/20/10
COUNTY INTRODUCES MOBILE WEST NILE VIRUS WEBSITE
Get the Latest Updates, Protection/Prevention/Reporting Tips on Your Mobile Phone

 
08/24/10DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
County Officials Urge People to Follow Three Rules to Protect Themselves, Others

 
07/28/10MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR VIRUS
West Nile Virus Detected In Lemon Grove

 
06/11/10FIRST BIRD OF THE YEAR TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
County Vector Control Detects West Nile Virus in East County

 
04/29/10COUNTY USES MOBILE TECHNOLOGY TO ALERT RESIDENTS
Text Alerts Can Warn Residents When Certain Areas Test Positive for West Nile Virus

 
04/06/10RECENT RAINS CAUSE MOSQUITO BREEDING CONCERN
Mosquito Breeding Season Has Arrived; Eliminate Standing Water Around Your Home

 

2009

10/08/09FIRST LOCALLY ACQUIRED HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED

 
09/08/09

 
MORE MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Eight Additional Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

 
08/17/09SECOND 2009 HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED
Virus Was Not Locally Acquired

 
08/13/09FIRST MOSQUITOES OF THE YEAR TEST POSITIVE FOR VIRUS
West Nile Virus Detected in Two North County Cities

 
07/24/09COUNTY REPORTS FIRST 2009 HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE
Virus Was Not Locally Acquired

 
07/21/09WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN SORRENTO VALLEY
First Sentinel Chicken Flock Tests Positive for WNV

 
02/03/09WEST NILE VIRUS SURVIVING COLD WEATHER
Residents Still Urged to Remove Standing Water on Property
 

2008

12/16/08SANTA MAY WANT TO STUFF STOCKINGS WITH DEET THIS YEAR
New West Nile Virus Human Case Reported; Record Number of Local Cases This Year

 
12/03/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 34; Bird Cases to 549; County Continues Surveillance

 
11/18/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 32; Bird Cases to 543; County Continues Surveillance

 
11/04/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 31; Bird Cases to 535; County Continues Surveillance

 
10/28/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 30; Bird Cases to 525; County Continues Surveillance

 
10/21/08WEST NILE VIRUS FACT SHEET

 
10/21/08COUNTY WORKER SHARES DRAMATIC STORY AS HE FIGHTS WEST NILE VIRUS
Public Information Officer is One of Three New Patients; Cases Expected to Rise

 
10/14/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Continues to Spread Around San Diego County

 
10/07/08HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS COUNT CONTINUES TO RISE
Additional Case Brings Total to 23

 
09/30/08HUMAN, BIRD, HORSE CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS HIT RECORD
Public Urged to Take Steps to Protect Against Contracting WNV

 
09/23/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 18; Bird Cases to 425; County Continues Surveillance

 
09/16/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 14; Bird Cases to 411; Horse Deaths to Two

 
09/08/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 12, Birds 380

 
09/05/08UPDATE: WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES
Non-Locally Acquired WNV Case Reported; Case Count Rises to 11

 
09/03/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Still Killing Birds in Record Numbers

 
08/29/08"FIGHT THE BITE" OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Additional Human West Nile Virus Case Reported; Case Count Rises to 10

 
08/27/08TWO ADDITIONAL HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED
Case Count Rises to Nine; County Continues Surveillance

 
08/26/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Continues to Intensify Around the County

 
08/25/08TWO ADDITIONAL HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED
Case Count Rises to Seven; County Continues Surveillance

 
08/19/08WARM WEATHER MEANS MOSQUITOES, WEST NILE VIRUS
County Warns Residents: Overwatering Leads to Mosquito Breeding

 
08/12/08DEAD BIRD COUNT CONTINUES TO CLIMB
Residents Urged to Eliminate Mosquito Breeding, Fight Spread of West Nile Virus

 
08/05/08RECORD BREAKING 62 BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Upward Trend Continues; Residents Should Use Mosquito Repellent When Outdoors

 
07/31/08TWO NEW HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED
Both New Cases Contracted Locally

 
07/29/08WEST NILE VIRUS STILL ON THE RISE
Public Urged to Take Warnings Seriously

 
07/22/08FIRST 2008 HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED
News Availability Scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Today

 
07/22/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Sentinel Chickens, Mosquitoes, and Record Number of Birds Test Positive

 
07/15/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Another Record Breaking Number of Dead Birds Test Positive for WNV

 
07/08/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
County's First Horse Tests Positive for WNV

 
07/01/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE - RECORD WEEK!
Mosquitoes and Birds Test Positive for WNV

 
06/24/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Another Five Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

 
06/17/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Another Ten Dead Birds Test Positive for WNV

 
06/10/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Ten Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

 
06/03/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Five Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

 
05/22/08WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Four Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

 
03/11/08WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED LOCALLY EARLIER THAN EVER BEFORE
County Says Last Year’s Infection Rates Show Residents Over 50 at Greatest Risk
 

2007

10/03/07CONTINUED VIGILANCE NEEDED TO PROTECT AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS

 
09/13/07WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE; DEAD BIRD TOTAL CONTINUES TO GROW
Eighteen More Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

 
09/06/07MORE DEAD BIRDS INCREASE COUNTY’S WEST NILE VIRUS TOTAL
Officials Report First Positive West Nile Case in County’s “Test Flock”

 
08/30/07TWENTY NEW WEST NILE BIRD DEATHS PROMPT COUNTY TO ISSUE WARNING
Hot Weather May Increase Mosquito Breeding Heading Into Holiday Weekend

 
08/10/07WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN TWO SAN DIEGO COUNTY HORSES
Horses in La Mesa and Lakeside Infected with Deadly Disease

 
08/02/07THREE BIRDS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Virus Is Connected to Deaths of Four People in California

 
04/26/07HORSE TO BE VACCINATED TO PREVENT WEST NILE VIRUS
County Launches Annual “Fight the Bite” Campaign for West Nile Virus Awareness Week

 
04/17/07COUNTY LAUNCHES HELICOPTER TO COMBAT MOSQUITOES
Larvicide Will Be Used to Reduce Mosquito Breeding and the Risk of West Nile Virus

 
04/12/07WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Continues to Spread Throughout San Diego County

 
03/28/07WEST NILE VIRUS GETS AN EARLY START
Virus Continues to Spread Throughout San Diego County

 
03/22/07ANOTHER DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Dead Crow Found in Escondido

 
03/02/07FIRST DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS THIS YEAR
Sharp-Shinned Hawk Found in Vista

 
01/10/07COUNTY VET CONFIRMS WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN HORSE
Third Horse Diagnosed With WNV in San Diego County
 

2006
 

12/08/06COUNTY VET CONFIRMS WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN HORSE
Second Horse Diagnosed With WNV in San Diego County

 
09/29/06WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN HORSE
First Horse This Year in County with Deadly Virus

 
09/27/06FIRST LOCAL HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED
Individual Hospitalized; Testing Continues

 
09/21/06TWO MORE BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Residents Urged to Report Dead Birds to County Vector Control

 
09/14/06Two Dead Birds Positive for West Nile Virus in San Diego County

 
08/31/06DEAD BIRDS CONTINUE TO TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Don’t Say Goodbye to West Nile Virus Just Yet

 
08/24/06Another Dead Bird Positive for West Nile Virus in San Diego

 
08/03/06TWO MORE DEAD BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Recent Rains May Cause More Mosquito Breeding

 
05/25/06ANOTHER DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Dead Crow Found in Serra Mesa

 
05/10/06COUNTY STARTS AERIAL LARVICIDE DROPS TO COMBAT MOSQUITOES
Mosquito-Breeding Season Is Here, West Nile Virus Is a Concern
 

 

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