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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

Week of July 13-19
  • Boulder County confirmed its first human West Nile Virus case this week. The case, a woman over 50 from the Niwot area is recovering at home.
  • Colorado reports three human WNV cases: Boulder (1), Pueblo (1), Saguache (1)
  • Nationally, CDC reports 29 human WNV cases from 14 states with one death in Missouri.
  • Broomfield County confirmed a human tularemia case this week. This case resides on the border of Broomfield and Boulder Counties.
  • Four bats were submitted for testing with one 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 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skunk 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raccoon 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 1 0 1 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 40 8 3 0 3 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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