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Vector Control Program

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

Zoonotic Disease Reporting

Zoonotic Report August 3-9
  • Boulder County has a second West Nile virus (WNV)case; a meningitis case from Longmont
  • Nationally, there are 82 reported human WNV cases from 18 states. Four deaths are reported from Arizona (2), Louisiana, and Missouri
  • Colorado has seven human WNV cases: Arapahoe (1), Boulder (2), Freemont (1), Mesa (1), Montrose (1), Pueblo (1), Saguache (1)
  • One mosquito pools tested positive this week bringing the total to 12 for the season
  • Eight bats, a raccoon, and a skunk were submitted for testing with one bat testing positive for rabies

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Animal Disease Testing by Species 2014

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives
Bat 50 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skunk 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raccoon 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
Cat 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dog 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fox 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Prairie Dog 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
Totals 70 12 4 0 4 0 0 0

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Contacts

Vector Control Program

303-441-1564
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www.BoulderCountyVector.org

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3450 Broadway
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