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Public Service Announcement 9/16/2022

Public Service Announcement   Friday, September 16, 2022   Sutter County Public Health and Yuba County Public Health have each confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Sutter County and Yuba County this year. As of September 9, 2022, forty-one human WNV cases have been reported in California. WNV is active June through October. Both of the recently confirmed local human WNV cases are experiencing severe illness.   People infected with WNV generally fall into three categories:   • No symptoms/asymptomatic (8 in 10 people) • Mild to moderate fever illness with fatigue and body aches

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West Nile Virus Update

West Nile Virus Activity The District is seeing increasing West Nile virus detections in both Sutter and Yuba Counties. This week the District has detected an additional nine positive mosquito samples, one positive dead bird, and six sentinel chickens within both counties. Please don’t take any chances and protect yourself by applying a good mosquito repellent and by wearing long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk when mosquito activity is high. To see a map of where WNV has been identified this year and for more information, https://www.sutter-yubamvcd.org/detected-west-nile-virus-activity

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West Nile Virus Activity

West Nile Virus Activity   The District is seeing concerning levels of West Nile virus detections in both Sutter and Yuba County. This week the District has detected an additional four positive mosquito samples and 1 positive sentinel chicken between both counties. Adjacent counties are also seeing concerning detections, including Butte County, which now has a West Nile virus human case. Please don’t take any chances and protect yourself when you are outdoors by applying a good mosquito repellent and by wearing long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk when mosquito activity is high.   To see a map

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West Nile Virus Activity

West Nile Virus Activity The district is seeing increasing West Nile virus numbers in both Sutter and Yuba County. This week the district has detected an additional eight positive mosquito samples and 1 positive dead bird within both counties. Please don’t take any chances and protect yourself by applying a good mosquito repellent and by wearing long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk when mosquito activity is high. To see a map of where WNV has been identified this year and for more information, click below. https://www.sutter-yubamvcd.org/detected-west-nile-virus-activity

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Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement   Friday, July 22, 2022     Risk of West Nile virus has become elevated throughout Sutter and Yuba counties as more mosquitoes, and a sentinel chicken has tested positive for the virus. “We continue to see virus activity in our surveillance system that is widespread and the risk for human infection is elevated,” said Stephen Abshier, District Manager. “If you’re going to be outside when mosquitoes are active, please don’t take any chances and protect yourself by applying a good mosquito repellent and by wearing long sleeves and pants at dawn and dusk when mosquito activity

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West Nile Virus Update

WEST NILE UPDATE 07/15/2022 Risk of West Nile virus continues to increase throughout Sutter county as more mosquitoes test positive for the virus. The District continues to fight the bite and treat both Sutter and Yuba County. We are asking our communities to partner with us by wearing EPA approved repellent when outdoors and mosquitoes are active, dump and drain any standing water around your property, report neglected swimming pools, wearing long sleeves/pants during dusk and dawn when mosquito activity is high, and staying informed by following our Facebook page, website, or signing up for our email notifications. To track

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