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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 August 17-23
  • Boulder County reports two new cases of West Nile Virus (WNV); a meningitis case from Longmont and a West Nile Fever case from Lafayette.
  • Nationally, 210 human WNV cases in 26 states. Eleven deaths are reported from AZ (2), CA (4), LA (2), MS (1), MO (1) and TX (1).
  • Colorado reports 12 human WNV cases: Arapahoe (1), Boulder (2), Freemont (1), Larimer (1), Mesa (1), Montrose (1), Pueblo (1), Saguache (1), and Weld (3).
  • Mosquito pool results are pending for this week, however, mosquito counts continue to decline.
  • Seven bats were submitted for rabies testing. One tested 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 62 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skunk 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raccoon 6 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 84 13 7 1 5 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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