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Short Bites Monthly

December 2020

Thanks to feedback from Bite Back Champions, we are piloting a monthly digest of what's happening at San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (SGVMVCD). This is another step in ensuring that our data as a public health agency remains transparent to the public and to people who are interested in our mission.

In your community

  • There are currently no reports of human cases with West Nile virus in San Gabriel Valley. Awesome job!
  • More than 1,400 public and private sites received inspection, treatment, and support.
May contain: mosquito, animal, invertebrate, insect, spider, and arachnid

 in education

  • Annual winter campaigns, which explain how mosquitoes persist in the winter, were launched.
  • Over 42,000 people engaged with our online material on mosquito-borne illnesses, and what they can do to stay safe.
May contain: bucket

in research

  • As Aedes mosquitoes become more prevalent throughout SoCal, staff continues to quantify the role that natural breeding habitats play in mosquito population sizes.
  • Research on how environmental factors affect mosquito trap numbers advances.
May contain: person and human

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🖋 Written by Ally Gaspar, Outreach Assistant