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Invasive Aedes Mosquito Discovered in Long Beach for First Time 2017

Invasive Aedes Mosquito Discovered in Long Beach for First Time 2017 Two invasive Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes were discovered for the first time in Long Beach last week. The Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District (District) joined a dozen members of the Long Beach Health Department (LBHD) in going door to door for property inspections in North Long Beach. To further address this threat, the LBHD is collaborating with the District on mosquito surveillance, public education awareness, and spraying and treatment. While this marks...

Spring Break Travelers Reminded to Protect Themselves against Zika

Spring Break Travelers Reminded to Protect Themselves against Zika CDC Considers Travel to Mexico, Latin America a Potential Risk for Infection SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) advises spring break travelers vacationing in warmer climates to protect themselves from mosquito bites and avoid unprotected sex in areas with known transmission of the Zika virus. “Spring break is the perfect time to have fun in the sun, but it is important that people take precautions to prevent Zika,” said CDPH Director...