Tag Archive "mosquito"

West Nile Virus

Oakville mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus

Two batches of mosquitoes trapped this week in Oakville and one batch in Milton have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These are the first batches of WNV positive mosquitoes for Halton this year.

West Nile Virus 2017, mosquito

Halton starts larviciding program to help prevent West Nile Virus

As part of its commitment to enhancing the health and well-being of residents through public education and preventative programs, Halton Region has begun its annual larviciding program to reduce the risk of West Nile virus ...

West Nile Virus 2017, mosquito

Larviciding program starts now to help prevent West Nile virus in Oakville

To help keep West Nile virus (WNV) out of our communities, Halton Region has now begun its larviciding program. The preventative program targets standing bodies of water which are potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes that ...