Yellow fever mosquitoes found in Roseville. Here’s where

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

They were found in the Foothills Junction neighborhood May 31, according to the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District.

ROSEVILLE, Calif. — Aedes aegypti, or yellow fever, mosquitoes have been found in Roseville.

They were found in the Foothills Junction neighborhood May 31, according to the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District. This is the first time they’ve been found in Placer County in 2024.

The vector control district is following its invasive mosquito response plan to determine the extent of the infestation and eradicate it.

Residents should check their yards for standing water and get rid of it. Some common areas to check include draining flower pots, dumping plant saucers, covering rain barrels, cleaning out clogged gutters and more. Find a full list HERE.

There have been no positive tests for West Nile virus in Placer County as of June 3, 2024, according to the vector control district.

Aedes Aegypti Map

Here’s a map of where Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have been detected. The yellow area is from 2024 and the orange areas are from 2023.

What repellent should you use?

There are five active, EPA-approved ingredients known to be effective mosquito repellents, according to the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District.

DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide)Picaridin (KBR 3023)Oil of lemon eucalyptus [p-menthane 3,8-diol (PMD)]IR 3535Permethrin

Find more information HERE.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.