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Be A WNV Watcher

Be A West Nile Virus Watcher

Birds CAN carry West Nile Virus.

Dead birds should be checked to see if they are carrying the West Nile Virus.

DO NOT TOUCH BEAD BIRDS!!

Help the state track down the West Nile Virus by reporting all dead birds.

You can submit an online report as follows:

GOTO the following State web page to report a dead bird:

http://www.westnile.ca.gov/report_wnv.php

Starting April 15th 2014 You can call 877-WNV-BIRD to report found dead birds.

West Nile Virus information and numbers from around the state of California can be found at:

http://www.westnile.ca.gov/

The latest West Nile Virus Activity in California:

Human data is updated every Tuesday by 4pm.

Dead bird data is updated every Wednesday and Friday by 4pm.

Mosquito and sentinel chicken data are updated on Fridays by 4pm.

Due to different reporting schedules, case totals on the state website may not always be consistent with those reported by local health departments.

The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District:  650-344-8592

Thank YOU for your help in controlling WNV.

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