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District News 2010
Indio, CA, October 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) of the first West Nile virus (WNv) positive dead bird. The bird, a northern mockingbird, was found on September 23rd in the Palm Springs area. There will be increase in the District’s adult mosquito surveillance and control measures in this area. The District still District remains in Emergency Planning mode.

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Indio, CA, September 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) received confirmation from UC Davis of 14 more West Nile virus (WNv) positive mosquito samples, bringing the total in the Coachella Valley to 65. The mosquito samples were collected from traps located south of Mecca, the North and West Shore areas. No human cases have been reported in the Coachella Valley. Up to date, the District has had 24 sentinel chickens test positive for WNv.

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, August 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) received confirmation from UC Davis of 7 more West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquito samples, bringing the total in the Coachella Valley to 48. The mosquito samples were taken from traps located south of Mecca, the North and West Shore areas. No human cases are currently reported in the Valley.

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, July 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District's (District) recieved confirmation from UC Davis of 19 more West Nile virus positive mosquito samples, bringing the total in the Coachella Valley to 32. In addition, 3 sentinel chickens positive for WNV were confirmed by UC Davis. The mosquito samples were taken from traps located south of Mecca, the North Shore and West Shore areas.

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, June 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District's (District) recieved confirmation from UC Davis of 9 more West Nile virus positive mosquito samples in the Coachella Valley. The mosquito samples were taken from traps located in the North Shore area and south of Mecca. District will be intensifying their surveillance and larviciding in that area to reduce the number of adult mosquitoes.

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, June 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District's (District) Board of Trustees approved the District's 2010/2011 Fiscal Year budget at their June Board Meeting. It is one of the District's visions to be the most financially sound mosquito and vector control organization by budgeting correctly and allocating the fund balance to serve the District's sustainability needs for the foreseeable.

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, June 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (District), is pleased to announce that, for the second year, the District has been awarded the certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, May 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) recieved confirmation from UC Davis of the first West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquito sample of the year in the Coachella Valley. The mosquito sample was taken from a trap located in the North Shore area.

May Press Release
 
Indio, CA, March 2010:
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) obtained for the third year a blanket area warrant for inspection and abatement of mosquito breeding in neglected pools. The unfortunate increase of unoccupied or foreclosed homes that continues to rise in the Coachella Valley has resulted in an escalating amount of neglected pools.

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