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
- Boulder County reports its first West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquito pool this week.
- Statewide 6 mosquito pools have tested positive for WNV.
- Nuisance and vector mosquito species counts are above average across the county for this week.
- Three bats, one cat and one raccoon were tested for rabies. One bat tested positive.
- Statewide 93 specimens have tested positive for rabies in 2017 including two domestic dogs in Yuma and Weld Counties. This compares with 88 total positive specimens in 2016.
- Colorado rabies positive specimens 2017: Skunk (54), Bat (31), Dog (2), Fox (5), Coyote (1)
- No specimens were submitted for plague, tularemia, or hantavirus testing.
Zoonotic Disease Reporting for Past Weeks in 2017
- July 9-15, 2017 (Week 28)
- July 2-8 (Week 27)
- June 25-1 (Week 26)
- June 18-24 (Week 25)
- June 11-17 (Week 24)
- June 4-10 (Week 23)
- May 28–June 03 (Week 22)