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District Launches New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new and revitalized website for the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District.... more ››

Virus Activity Continues in Coachella Valley

“Residents and visitors to the Coachella Valley need to stay alert and aware of the dangers of mosquito-borne diseases,” says Tammy Gordon... more ››

St. Louis Encephalitis Virus Detected in Indian Wells Mosquitoes

St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) has been detected in a mosquito sample near the area of Vintage Drive and Portola Avenue in Indian... more ››

Invasive mosquito numbers rise in areas of the Coachella Valley

Detection of an invasive mosquito species, not native to California, has been steadily growing throughout the Coachella Valley since first... more ››

First Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Coachella Valley

A 65-year-old Mecca woman and 71-year-old man from Coachella are the first two confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Riverside... more ››

Mosquito Samples Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Indian Wells

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District detected West Nile Virus (WNV) in samples of mosquitoes collected in Indian Wells... more ››

Summer of Unprecedented West Nile Virus Activity Continues

As a result of more mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), additional truck-mounted adult mosquito control applications are... more ››

Helicopter Treatments to Battle Mosquitoes in Palm Springs and East Valley

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District will conduct larval mosquito control treatments by helicopter in Palm Springs... more ››

Treatments to Combat West Nile Virus Scheduled in Rancho Mirage

Mosquitoes continue to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in traps near Thunderbird Road and Highway 111 in Rancho Mirage as well as... more ››

MOSQUITO VIRUS UPDATE: WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN CATHEDRAL CITY

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District detected West Nile virus (WNV) in samples of mosquitoes collected in two areas of... more ››

Virus Positive Mosquito Season Conducive To Epidemic Conditions

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to detect high numbers of mosquitoes and unprecedented virus-positive... more ››

Mosquitoes Test Positive For St. Louis Encephalitis Virus In Thermal-Oasis

Mosquitoes collected from a District trap in Thermal-Oasis tested positive for St. Louis Encephalitis virus (SLEV) this week. This is the... more ››

West Nile Virus Detected In Palm Desert For The First Time In 2019

Mosquitoes continue to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Coachella Valley. Mosquitoes collected from traps near Monterey... more ››

Southern California And Arizona Reporting Widespread West Nile Virus Infected Mosquito Samples Causing Regional Concern

Twenty-nine more samples of mosquitoes collected from District traps have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in the last week. This... more ››

West Nile Virus Update

Because of the recent West Nile virus (WNV) activity in the valley, the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has adopted a... more ››

Unprecedented West Nile Virus Activity Prompts District To Expand Applications In Palm Springs And Indio

Since May 30, 20 additional mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This brings the total number of samples... more ››

June 3, 2019: MEDIA ADVISORY

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is scheduling additional aerial and truck-mounted mosquito control applications... more ››

May 31, 2019: MEDIA ADVISORY

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District detected 16 mosquito samples with West Nile virus (WNV) this week, bringing the... more ››

District To Conduct Aerial Treatments In East Valley For Adult Mosquitoes

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District will conduct ultra-low volume (ULV) applications this week by helicopter in an... more ››

Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Virus (WNV) Detected In Mecca

West Nile virus (WNV) transmission continues in the Coachella Valley. Two samples of mosquitoes collected from a trap in Mecca tested... more ››

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