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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

September 27 - October 3
  • Boulder County reports one new West Nile virus (WNV) human infection for a total of 11 to-date.
  • Colorado reports 70 total WNV cases with two deaths from Pueblo and Crowley County.
  • Colorado currently ranks third nationally in WNV cases following California (201 cases, 9 deaths) and Texas (150 cases, 7 deaths).
  • All mosquito control activities have concluded for the season.
  • Boulder County reports 13 total reported cases of tularemia this season.
  • Colorado reports a total of 40 tularemia cases, doubling the previous record of 20 in 1982.

2015 Zoonotic Disease Reports

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Previous Years

Animals Tested for Disease in 2015

Updated October 5, 2015

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 65 0 0 0
Skunk 11 0 0 0
Raccoon 22 0 0 0
Squirrel 0 1 1 0
Cat 3 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 4 0
Totals 105 4 6 0

Animals Positive for Disease in 2015

Species Rabies Plague Tularemia Hantavirus
Bat 6 0 0 0
Skunk 7 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 13 1 1 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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