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Vector Control Program

The Boulder County Public Health Vector Control Program aims to prevent the spread of disease from vectors (animals) to humans.

Weekly Animal-Borne Disease Reporting

  • June 12-18 (Week 24)
    • Testing of mosquitoes for West Nile virus began this week. Seven samples were submitted with results pending.
    • Mosquito trap counts are slightly below historic average levels.
    • One bat and two raccoons were tested for rabies this week with no positive results.
    • One rabbit tested negative for tularemia after last week’s report was submitted. Season totals have been updated for Week 23.

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for 2016

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Previous Years

Animals Tested for Disease in 2016

Updated June 20, 2016

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 14 0 0 0
Skunk 1 0 0 0
Raccoon 17 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 0 0
Cat 2 0 0 0
Flea 0 0 0 0
Dog 3 0 0 0
Fox 0 0 0 0
Prairie Dog 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 1 0
Totals 37 0 1 0

Animals Positive for Disease in 2016

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 3 0 0 0
Skunk 1 0 0 0
Raccoon 1 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 0 0
Cat 0 0 0 0
Flea 0 0 0 0
Dog 0 0 0 0
Fox 0 0 0 0
Prairie Dog 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0
Totals 5 0 0 0

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Contacts

Vector Control Program

303-441-1564
Submit a question

www.BoulderCountyVector.org

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3450 Broadway
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