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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 July 20-26
  • Nationwide: 35 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases reported from 15 states with one death in Missouri
  • Three human WNV cases in Colorado: Boulder (1), Pueblo (1), Saguache (1)
  • One mosquito pool tested positive this week in Boulder County bringing the total to 9 for the season
  • Seven bats were submitted for testing with one testing positive for rabies
  • Results pending for a squirrel tested for plague and tularemia

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Animal Disease Testing by Species 2014

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives
Bat 35 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skunk 4 3 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 52 9 4 0 4 0 0 0

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Contacts

Vector Control Program

303-441-1564
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www.BoulderCountyVector.org

Boulder

3450 Broadway
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