West Nile Virus Remains a Serious Threat in Shasta County as Summer Months Approach

Above average precipitation, coupled with summer rapidly approaching means that District residents need to be aware of the serious risk West Nile virus (WNv) presents to their health. Since early February, District personnel have been monitoring mosquito populations, disease occurrence… Continue Reading


West Nile Virus Identified in District Area Bird

The Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMVCD) confirmed that a dead bird identified by District staff was infected with West Nile virus (WNv). The bird was collected in an area just north of Anderson, CA. Birds are natural hosts… Continue Reading