News & Information

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For the latest West Nile virus activity information in California click here:
http://www.westnile.ca.gov

For the latest West Nile virus activity information in the United States click here:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/index.htm

District News:

2017 Public Review Draft Municipal Service Review
BCMVCD Final Engineer Report
2017/2018 Proposed Fiscal Budgets
Board of Trustees AB 1825 Certificates 2017 (Current)
Board of Trustees AB 1234 Certificates 2016 (Current)
2017 Aerial Surveillance Public Notice
2017 BCMVCD NPDES Notice of Intent
2017 Public Notice Concerning Mosquito Control
2017 Policy Manual
2016 Senate Bill 272_Enterprise System
2010/2011 Grand Jury Report and Response
Most Current Municipal Service Review
Best Management Practices Manual
Final Environmental Impact Report

Annual and Quarterly Reports:

2017 Second Quarter Report
2017 First Quarter Report
2016 Annual Report
2016 Third Quarter Report
2016 Second Quarter Report
2016 First Quarter Report
2015 Annual Report
2015 Third Quarter Report
2015 Second Quarter Report
2015 First Quarter Report
2014 Annual Report
2014 Third Quarter Report
2014 Second Quarter Report
2014 First Quarter Report
2013 Annual Report
2013 Third Quarter Report
2013 Second Quarter Report
2013 First Quarter Report
2012 Annual Report
2012 Third Quarter Report
2012 Second Quarter Report
2012 First Quarter Report
2011 Annual Report
2011 Third Quarter Report
2011 Second Quarter Report
2011 First Quarter Report
2010 Annual Report
2010 Third Quarter Report
2010 Second Quarter Report
2010 First Quarter Report
2009 Annual Report
2009 Third Quarter Report
2009 Second Quarter Report
2009 First Quarter Report
2008 Annual Report

News Articles:

(08/15/17) First Human Case of West Nile Virus
(08/10/17) West Nile Virus Hits Home
(08/09/17) West Nile VIrus Infected Mosquitoes and Chickens Found in Butte County
(07/17/17) Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile VIrus in Butte County
(05/19/17) Grand Jury Recommends Consolidating Butte County Mosquito Districts
(05/18/17) Mosquito Season Makes its Way to Butte County
(01/06/17) Residents Cautioned to Avoid Ticks
(10/03/16) The War on Bugs
(08/30/16) Chico Student Contracts West Nile Virus
(08/26/16) West Nile Virus now Widespread in the Sacramento Valley
(8/26/16) Butte County Residents Continue to be at an Elevated Risk for West Nile Virus
(08/25/16) Vector Checkup
(08/25/16) Officials say West Nile Virus Wide Spread in Butte County
(08/16/16) First Human West Nile Virus Cases in Butte County
(08/17/16) West Nile Virus Confirmed in Three People in Butte County
(08/11/16) West Nile VIrus Risk Highest of the Season
(08/05/16) Butte County Residents are at an Elevated Risk for West Nile Virus
(08/04/16) West Nile Virus Confirmed throughout Butte County
(08/04/16) Zika Virus Fact Sheet
(07/22/16) More West Nile Virus in Butte County
(07/13/16) West Nile Virus Infected Mosquitoes Collected in Butte County
(07/01/16) Notice of Applicability
(06/30/16) West Nile Virus is Back
(06/28/16) West Nile Virus Detected in Butte County
(05/18/16) Aerial Mosquito Surveillance Begins Next Week
(02/12/16) Butte County Health Officials Say No Immediate Local Risk for Zika Virus
(12/8/15) Residents Cautioned to Avoid Ticks
(12/08/15) Ticks Become Active With Cold Weather
(09/25/15) Butte County Resident Dies From West Nile Virus Infection
(08/24/15) Small Bugs, Big Consequences
(08/17/15) Number of Human Cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County Hits 30
(08/05/15) 3 Human West Nile Virus Cases in Butte County
(08/04/15) Butte County at Elevated Risk for West Nile Virus
(07/30/15) First West Nile Virus Death
(07/27/15) Butte County Residents at Risk of West Nile Virus
(07/23/15) West Nile Hits Home
(07/16/15) Two Butte County Residents First West Nile Virus Cases in State
(07/13/15) West Nile Virus Found at Additional Butte County Sites
(06/29/15) West Nile Virus Confirmed in Butte County
(05/01/15) Pools and Other Mosquito Breeding Sources
(03/26/15) Mild Winter Means More Mosquitoes
(10/21/14) West Nile Virus Cases Surging Across California
(09/29/14) Eight Years Later Woman Still Lives With Effects of West Nile Virus
(09/18/14) Mosquitoes Like it Hot
(09/10/14) West Nile Virus Death Reported in Tehama County
(09/05/14) Glenn County Confirms West Nile Virus Death
(08/26/14) 11 Human Cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County
(08/26/14) Butte County and Hamilton City at Risk For West Nile Virus
(08/26/14) Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against West Nile
(08/26/14) West Nile on the Rise
(08/25/14) West Nile Remains Active in Butte County
(08/15/14) Two Dead From West Nile Virus in Sutter County
(08/14/14) Skeeters are Killers
(07/22/14) More West Nile Virus Mosquito Centers Identified in Butte County
(07/22/14) Mosquito Fogging in High Gear in Butte County
(07/17/14) Mosquito Tax Increase
(07/10/14) Butte County Votes to Increase Mosquito Funding
(07/04/14) Editorial Hits and Misses
(07/01/14) Bird Found South of Palermo Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
(05/20/14) Oroville City Council Aproves Mosquito Assessment
(05/05/14) Mosquito Control Asking Property Owners for Funding
(04/28/14) Warmer Weather Prompts Mosquito Breeding Season
(04/29/14) The Deadliest Animal in the World
(04/26/14) Assessment Ballot FAQ\'s
(04/22/14) Aerial Search for Mosquito Breeding Sources Begins
(04/21/14) Butte County MVCD Prepares for Season
(04/20/14) Mosquito District Makes Pitch for More Funding
(04/17/14) Defense Spending
(04/16/14) CUSD Endorses Mosquito-Fighting Fee
(09/09/13) Tire Amnesty Day
(09/11/13) (ChicoER)Fourteen Human Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Butte County
(09/11/13) Fourteen Human Cases of West Nile Virus In Butte County
(09/11/13) Fourteen Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Butte County This Year
(08/15/13) Butte County Public Health Confirms Three New Cases of West Nile Virus
(08/15/13) Butte County Health Confirms Three More Human Cases of West Nile Virus
(08/07/13) First 2013 Butte County Human case of West Nile Virus
(08/05/13) West Nile Virus increases in Butte and Shasta Counties
07/24/13) West Nile Virus Expanding
(4/22/13) Mosquito Awareness Week
(03/03/13) Lyme Disease Ticks on the Increase in Butte County
(02/19/13) Warm Weather Brings Out Mosquitoes
(11/06/12) Floodwater Mosquitoes Creating Problems
(09/20/12) Butte Health Officials Warn of West Nile Risk
(09/19/12) Glenn County Victim Had Actually Been Healthy
(09/18/12) Another West Nile Death Reported in Glenn County
(09/13/12) Protect Your Horse From West Nile Virus
(09/06/12) Avoiding West Nile Virus
(08/30/12) Rash of West Nile Virus Cases Hit Butte County
(08/29/12) Butte Health Reports Severe West Nile Virus Cases
(08/29/12) WNV Activity Increase
(08/16/12) Chico Woman Gets West Nile Virus
(08/14/12) Chico Woman Stricken With Severe West Nile Virus
(08/14/12) Chico Woman Recovering From Severe West Nile Virus
(08/07/12) Fogging set for Tonight in Dayton Road Area
(08/06/12) Horse in Glenn County Infected with West Nile Virus
(07/27/12) West Nile Virus Shows up in Butte and Glenn Counties
(07/25/12) Seasons First Fogging Operation Tonight
(07/02/12) Sacramento County is Center for West Nile Virus
(06/28/12) Fight The Bite, Chico News And Review
(11/22/2011) Chico City Council to appoint new BCMVCD board member
(04/22/2010) Mosquito Breeding Areas Searched
(05/06/2010) Bureaucracy at work
(05/24/2010) Bad Year for Mosquitoes
(04/16/2010) Heartworm Awareness
(06/25/2010) West Nile Virus Detected in Butte County
(07/08/2010) Birds infected with West Nile found
(08/05/2010) More Signs of West Nile virus in County
(09/29/2010) West Nile virus flourishing this season
(08/19/2010) Chico Woman Hospitalized With West Nile Virus
(02/15/2011) Annopheles freeborni (The overwintering mosquito) Chico ER
(02/14/2011) Lyme Disease Warning
(02/23/2011) Disease Carrying Ticks Plentiful in Butte County (pdf) Chico ER
(04/27/2011) Mosquito Breeding Areas Searched
(09/02/2011) Glenn County West Nile victim hospitalized
(09/03/2011) South County woman is Butte's first WNV case this year
(06/14/07) Living With West Nile Virus

West Nile virus survivor videos:

Lorrie: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Max: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Byron: 1
All videos are used with the permission of the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Latest Press releases:

(08/15/17) 1st Human West Nile Virus Case Reported
(08/03/17) West Nile Virus Increases
(07/17/17) First WNV Positive Indicator for 2017
(05/17/17) 2017 Aerial Surveillance Season Starting
(01/04/17) 2017 Tick Awareness
(08/16/16) Butte County Confirms 3 Human West Nile Virus Cases
(08/11/16) 2016 West Nile Virus Activity. Residents at Elevated Risk
(08/05/16) CDPH First Human West Nile Virus Death in 2016
(08/04/16) Residents at Elevated Risk for West Nile Virus
(07/11/16) West Nile Activity Increases
(06/27/16) Dead Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus.
(06/01/16) Horses at Risk for West Nile Virus
(05/18/16) Aerial Surveillance Season Starting
(12/03/15) Tick Awareness
(09/25/15) First Butte County West Nile Virus Death in 2015
(08/05/15) West Nile Virus Continues to Climb
(07/27/15) Residents at an Elevated Risk for West Nile Virus
(07/20/15) CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Death of 2015
(07/20/15) West Nile Virus Increases Again
(07/16/15) Butte County First to Confirm Human West Nile Virus
(07/13/15) West Nile Virus Acivity Increases
(06/29/15) First West Nile Virus Positive Indicator
(04/22/15) Aerial Surveillance Season Starting
(08/06/14) Butte County Public Health Reports 3 New Human WNV Cases
(7/22/14) 2014 WNV Activity Increases
(7/16/14) WNV Activity Increases 1st Pools
(07/01/14) First West Nile Virus Indicator for 2014
(06/18/14) Vacinate Your Horse Against West Nile Virus
(04/21/14) 2014 Aerial Surveillance
(03/11/14) 2014 Tick Awareness
(03/11/14) 2014 Transparency Certificate of Excellence Award
(09/26/13) Elevated Risk of West Nile Virus Continues
(09/11/13) More Human West Nile Virus Cases Reported
(09/02/13) Residents at Elevated Risk for West Nile Virus
(08/14/13) 3 New Human Cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County
(08/06/13) First Human West Nile Virus Case in Butte County
(08/05/13) West Nile Virus Increases Again
(07/25/13) West Nile Virus Increases Again
(07/22/13) 2013 West Nile Virus Increases
(06/26/13)1st West Nile Virus Indicator in Butte County Found
(06/26/13) Unseasonable Rain Causes Mosquito Concerns
(04/18/13) Unmaintained Swimming Pools Targeted
(02/27/13) Residents Cautioned to Avoid Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases
(2/19/13) Over-wintering Mosquitoes
(09/20/12) Elevated Risk of West Nile Virus Continues
(09/18/12) Prevent West Nile Virus in Horses
(09/06/12) Horse Tests Positive For West Nile Virus
(08/29/12) West Nile Virus Cases on the Rise
(08/14/12) West Nile Virus Increase August 14th
(08/14/12) Butte County Reports 1st Human West Nile Virus Case
(08/09/12) Two Dead Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus
(08/07/12) West Nile Activity Increase
(8/1/12) WNV Activity Increases in Butte County
(07/26/12) First West Nile Virus Positive Indicator Reported
(05/03/2012) Unmaintained Swimming Pool Surveillance
(02/29/2012) Residents Cautioned Concerning Ticks
(03/2009) Public Notice
(04/15/2009) MIRS Season Starts
(06/06/2009) Cemetaries Continue to "Fight The Bite"
(06/11/2009) 6th Circuit Court Decision
(06/23/09) 2009 National Mosquito Awareness Week
(07/06/2009) Dead Bird Reporting
(07/09/09) 1st WNV Positive Bird
(08/24/09) West Nile Virus In Birds, Mosquitoes, Chickens
(01/13/2010) Ticks And The Dangers They Present
(03/10/2010) Dead Bird Reporting
(04/19/2010) MIRS Season Starts
(04/22/2010) Heartworm Awareness
(6/24/2010) 1st West Nile Virus Positive Indicator For 2010
(07/07/2010) Two Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus
(08/03/2010) Positve Mosquito Pool Found in Richvale/Nelson Area
(09/29/2010) WNV Positive Horse
(10/04/2010) 2010 Tire Amnesty Day
(02/14/2011) Lyme Disease Warning
(04/20/2011) 2011 MIRS Season Starting
(09/02/2011) West Nile Virus Case Reported in Butte County

Past and Future Butte County Mosquito Public Education Events:

Berry Creek Berry Festival
Butte County Fair
Chico Farmers Market
Community Health and Safety Fairs
Salmon Festival
Silver Dollar Fair