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West Nile Virus Found in Indian Wells Mosquitoes for the First Time in 2020

Mosquitoes collected from traps in Indian Wells tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) near Vintage Drive and Portola Avenue. This is... more ››

District workers return to protect the Coachella Valley from mosquito-borne viruses

Due to impacts of COVID-19 on District employees, some operations were suspended from June 12-24, 2020.

Cathedral City Mosquitoes Tested, West Nile Virus Found

Mosquitoes collected from a trap in Cathedral City tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first mosquito sample to test... more ››

South Indio Mosquitoes Test Positive for Virus

INDIO, CA: Mosquitoes collected near Avenue 48 and Jefferson in Indio have tested positive for St. Louis encephalitis... more ››

Mosquitoes in Palm Desert test positive for two mosquito-borne diseases

INDIO, CA: Mosquitoes collected from traps in Palm Desert tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) and St. Louis... more ››

Mosquitoes Test Positive for St. Louis Encephalitis in La Quinta

INDIO, CA - Mosquitoes collected from a trap near Madison Street and 60th Avenue in La Quinta tested positive for St.... more ››

Mosquitoes Test Positive for St. Louis Encephalitis

INDIO, CA - Mosquitoes collected from traps in Thermal tested positive for St. Louis Encephalitis (SLEV). This is the... more ››

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 ››

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