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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

August 23 - 29
  • Colorado reports 9 new West Nile virus (WNV) human infections; 17 total to date.
  • Boulder County reports the first 3 WNV human infections, one each in Superior, Longmont, and the Gunbarrel area. An additional case is undergoing testing.
  • WNV Sentinel Zone 2 tested positive this week. Zone 1 is pending.
  • 3 bats were submitted for rabies all testing negative. One pending bat from last week tested positive.

2015 Zoonotic Disease Reports

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Previous Years


Animals Tested for Disease in 2015

Updated August 28, 2015

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 54 0 0 0
Skunk 10 0 0 0
Raccoon 18 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 1 1 0
Cat 2 0 1 0
Flea 0 1 0 0
Dog 3 0 0 0
Fox 1 0 0 0
Prairie Dog 0 0 0 0
Other 0 2 3 0
Totals 88 4 5 0

Animals Positive for Disease in 2015

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 3 0 0 0
Skunk 6 0 0 0
Raccoon 0 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 1 1 0
Totals 8 1 1 0

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Contacts

Vector Control Program

303-441-1564
Submit a question

www.BoulderCountyVector.org

Boulder

3450 Broadway
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