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Vector Control
bat, raccoons, mosquito

Animal-Borne Disease 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

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for 2018

September 9 – 15, 2018 (Week 37)

  • Three additional human West Nile virus cases are reported in Boulder County. This brings the total to six to date for the year.
  • Twenty four human West Nile cases are reported in Colorado: Larimer (7), Weld (4), Boulder (6), Delta (2), Clear Creek (1), Logan (1), Mesa (1), Montrose (1), Washington (1).
  • Mosquito surveillance and West Nile virus testing has concluded for the season.
  • Statewide 133 mosquito pools, 24 raptors, one horse and one camelid have tested positive for West Nile.
  • 2018 Colorado rabies positive specimens: Skunk (207), Bat (72), Raccoon (4), Cat (6), Dog (2),

Previous Reports in 2018

Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Previous Years

Animals Tested for Disease in 2018

SpeciesRabiesPlagueTularemiaHantavirus
Bat48000
Skunk5000
Raccon29000
Squirrel0100
Cat10110
Flea0000
Dog4000
Fox1000
Prairie Dog0000
Rabbit0110
Other2000
Totals99320

Animals Positive for Disease in 2018

SpeciesRabiesPlagueTularemiaHantavirus
Bat4000
Skunk1000
Raccon0000
Squirrel0000
Cat0000
Flea0000
Dog0000
Fox0000
Prairie Dog0000
Other0000
Totals5000

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Vector Control Program

Main: 303-441-1564
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