Environment

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.

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VIDEO: County on Front Lines to Stop Zika Spread

| 11:21 AM

Watch how the County’s Vector Control Program monitors, tests and controls mosquitoes and provides education and outreach.

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VIDEO: Mount Hope Sprayed For Mosquitoes After Positive Travel-related Zika Case

| 3:48 PM

County Vector Control inspectors found Aedes mosquito larvae and adult mosquitoes near the person’s residence, and as a result, plan to spray early next week to kill any adult mosquitoes.

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Credit: CDC

County to Spray to Prevent Mosquito-borne Illness

| 1:27 PM

UPDATED Aug. 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The California Department of Public Health has confirmed the South Park resident who developed symptoms associated with the mosquito-borne diseases chikungunya, dengue fever and Zika has tested negative for all three, the County Health and Human Services Agency said Tuesday. County Vector Control detected invasive Aedes adult and […]