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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 7-13
  • Nationally, 579 cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported. There have been 23 deaths from 39 states. (Data as of 9/9/14)
  • The State of Colorado reports 42 WNV cases and no deaths from 15 counties. (Data as of 9/5/14)
  • Boulder County Public Health reports 10 WNV cases and no deaths:
    • 7 uncomplicated fever
    • 2 meningitis
    • 1 unclassified
  • Two bats were submitted for rabies testing this week with one testing positive and results pending on the other.
  • One prairie dog was submitted for plague and tularemia testing. Results are pending.

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Animal Disease Testing by Species 2014

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives Tests Positives
Bat 78 11 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 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 100 17 12 1 10 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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