April 15, 2016

How the Zika Virus Spreads

Through mosquito bites Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (A. aegypti and A. albopictus). These are the same mosquitoes that spread dengue and chikungunya viruses. These mosquitoes typically lay eggs in and near standing water in things […]Read the full article...

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April 13, 2016

Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District Mosquito Awareness Day

Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District Mosquito Awareness Day   Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Mitchel Weinbaum (310) 933-5321 comptoncreekmad.org   On April 19, 2016 the Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District, CCMAD, with be hosting another Mosquito Awareness Day. It will be held at Dickison Elementary School, […]Read the full article...

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April 11, 2016
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April 8, 2016

Symptoms of the Zika Virus

Symptoms Most people infected with Zika virus won’t even know they have the disease because they won’t have symptoms. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache. The incubation period (the time […]Read the full article...

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April 1, 2016

Current Information About the Zika Virus

The CDC has issued this current information about the Zika Virus. At A Glance – Zika in the U.S. (as of April 2016) US States Travel-associated Zika virus disease cases reported: 358 Locally acquired vector-borne cases reported: 0 Total: 358 Pregnant: 31 Sexually transmitted: 7 Guillain-Barré syndrome: […]Read the full article...

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March 22, 2016

Save The Date. Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District Annouces 4th Annual Mosquito Awareness Day – April 19th

The Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District announces that the District’s 4th annual Mosquito Awareness Day will be held on April 19, 2016 at Dickison Elementary School 905 N. Aranbe Ave. Compton, CA 90220 from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.  The District invites everyone to attend to learn […]Read the full article...

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March 22, 2016

Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District Announces The Appointment Of Three New Members To The Board Of Trustees Of The District

Beginning on January 1, 2016, the District welcomed new members to its Board of Trustees. Mr. John Shelton is the new representative from the City of Long Beach. Ms. Janna Zurita has filled an open seat representing the County of Los Angeles and Ms. Tana McCoy is […]Read the full article...

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March 10, 2016

Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District Votes To Begin Modernization Plans

At the District’s March 8, 2016 regular Board meeting, the Board voted unanimously to approve to begin the process of replacing the District’s Headquarters building.  Board President Ali, noting that the current building, built in 1962, is in need of many repairs including the deterioration of the […]Read the full article...

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February 23, 2016

Zika Virus and Sexual Transmission Info from the Centers for Disease Control

Zika virus and Sexual Transmission From http://www.cdc.gov/zika/transmission/sexual-transmission.html Reported today, February 23, 2016. What we know Zika virus can be spread by a man to his sex partners. In known cases of likely sexual transmission, the men had Zika symptoms. In one case, the virus was spread a few […]Read the full article...

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February 19, 2016

Micah Ali Joins Fight Against Zika Virus

Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District lends its support in the fight to control the Zika virus.  District Board President Micah Ali has volunteered his services to the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) by joining the AMCA’s Legislative and Regulatory committee to help form and write policies relating […]Read the full article...

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