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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.

Weekly Animal-Borne Disease Reporting

September 28-October 4
  • CDC reports 1,177 WNV cases and 43 deaths from 40 states and the District of Columbia. (Data as of 9/30/14)
  • Colorado reports 79 WNV cases and two deaths from 18 counties. The two deaths are reported from Denver and Pueblo counties. (Data as of 9/19/14)
  • Boulder County Public Health reports 10 WNV cases and no deaths: 7 uncomplicated fever, 3 meningitis.
  • One skunk was submitted for rabies testing this week, testing positive.

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Animal Disease Testing by Species 2014

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives
Bat 81 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skunk 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raccoon 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0
Cat 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flea 0 0 2 1 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 1 0 1 0 0 0
Other 1 0 6 0 6 2 0 0
Totals 105 20 13 1 11 2 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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