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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

  • July 10-16 (Week 28)
    • Boulder County has confirmed its first West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquito pool. The sample was taken from the McIntosh Lake area in NW Longmont.
    • Statewide, nine positive mosquito pools have been identified from Boulder (1), Larimer (4), and Weld (4) Counties.
    • Three human WNV cases have been reported in Colorado from Bent County, Douglas County, and Larimer County.
    • Five bats were tested for rabies all testing negative. Three bats were deemed unsuitable for testing.
    • No specimens were submitted for plague, tularemia or hantavirus.

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for 2016

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Previous Years

Animals Tested for Disease in 2016

Updated July 18, 2016

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 35 0 0 0
Skunk 2 0 0 0
Raccoon 22 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 0 0 0
Cat 3 0 0 0
Flea 0 0 0 0
Dog 3 0 0 0
Fox 0 0 0 0
Prairie Dog 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 1 0
Totals 66 0 1 0

Animals Positive for Disease in 2016

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 4 0 0 0
Skunk 2 0 0 0
Raccoon 1 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 0 0 0
Totals 7 0 0 0

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Contacts

Vector Control Program

303-441-1564
Submit a question

www.BoulderCountyVector.org

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3450 Broadway
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