Health
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County Opens Zika Outreach Campaign

| 12:20 PM

The County of San Diego is taking to TV, radio and even freeway billboards to remind the public that the Zika virus is still a threat here — especially to pregnant women, couples thinking about pregnancy, travelers, their families and neighbors.

Environment
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The Man to Bug About Bugs

| 4:16 PM

Even if you’ve never met Chris Conlan, you still might recognize him. That’s because the supervising vector ecologist has been the County’s most visible “bug and critter guy,” for the last 14 ½ years, doing hundreds of media interviews and appearing on your TV and in your newspapers. And it all started with a butterfly net.

Health
Larvicide Drop

Mosquito Season is Back; County Conducts First Larvicide Drop of 2017

| 10:29 AM

The County of San Diego’s Vector Control Program will drop its first batch of larvicide of the year on 48 rivers, streams, ponds and other waterways to kill mosquito larvae Wednesday. (Update 4/19/17: Conditions did not allow all sites to be treated Wednesday. Remaining sites will be treated Thursday.)