Mosquitoes are trapped in three zones in Weld County during the West Nile Virus (WNV) season (approximately June - September). See a map of these Sentinel Zones(PDF, 3MB).
Positive Mosquito Pools for 2022:
Week of 6/27/22 - one in Zone 3
Week of 7/4/22 - one in Zone 2
Week of 7/11/22 - four in Zone 3
Week of 7/18/22 - four in Zone 2; three in Zone 3
Week of 7/25/22 - one in Zone 2; three in Zone 3
Week of 8/1/22 - three in Zone 1
Human Cases: No current cases reported.
Mosquito counts are now currently above average, for this time of year, and after a brief dip at the end of July, Culex mosquitoes (WNV vector mosquitoes) are again above average.
Prevention practices are recommended!
- Use insect repellant.
- Wear long sleeves and pants to reduce mosquito bites.
- Drain standing water near your home to prevent mosquito breeding.
- Use screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out of your home.