West Nile Virus Detected in LCFThe Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (the
District) has confirmed West Nile Virus activity in a mosquito sample collected from La
The virus was detected in mosquitoes collected as a part of the District’s ongoing disease
surveillance program in the southeastern portion of the City. La Cañada Flintridge is served
by the District to monitor and control mosquito, aquatic midge, and simulium black fly
populations. The District is working to survey the area and has posted warning signs in
nearby public places.
Residents should be aware of the presence of the West Nile Virus and take appropriate
precautions to avoid mosquito bites. For more detailed information, please see the attached press release.
Posted Aug 14, 2015, 4:17 PM by Kevin Chun