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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

  • July 17-23 (Week 29)
    • Boulder County had three West Nile virus positive mosquito pools – two from Zone 2 (Longmont) and one from Zone 3 (Louisville, Lafayette, Erie, and Superior). The Zone 3 positive was a mixed pool from Louisville and Lafayette traps.
    • Statewide, 18 positive mosquito pools have been identified from: Weld (8), Boulder (4), Larimer (4), Arapahoe (1) and Mesa (1) Counties.
    • Three bats and one raccoon were tested for rabies this week. One bat specimen tested positive. 
    • This week, no specimens were submitted for plague, tularemia, or hantavirus.

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for 2016

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Previous Years

Animals Tested for Disease in 2016

Updated July 18, 2016

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 35 0 0 0
Skunk 2 0 0 0
Raccoon 22 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 0 0
Cat 3 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 1 0 1 0
Totals 66 0 1 0

Animals Positive for Disease in 2016

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 4 0 0 0
Skunk 2 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 7 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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