NEWS RELEASE September 4, 2019

West Nile Virus Activity Increases in Saginaw County Birds

 Routine mosquito-borne disease surveillance conducted by the Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission (SCMAC) has detected evidence of an increase in West Nile virus (WNV) activity in Saginaw County. Four birds (3 crows, 1 blue jay) collected from the City of Saginaw, Birch Run Township, Bridgeport Township, and Saginaw Township tested positive for WNV last week bringing the total WNV detections to seven (6 birds, 1 mosquito collection) for the season. There have been no human WNV cases confirmed in Michigan this year.  

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211 Congress Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48602, US

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Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM)

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Citizen Service Requests

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Call SCMAC to report a mosquito problem in your area. In conjunction with data from our trap network, these calls determine where treatment will be conducted on a daily basis.

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Priority Requests

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Residents can request a specific day for their property to be treated.
Each address is limited to two priority requests per year.

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Medical Certification

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Residents who are severely allergic to mosquito bites may qualify for our Medical Certification Program. 

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Bti Distribution

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As part of our self-help larva control program, SCMAC distributes Bti granules to most township/village offices in Saginaw Country. Briquettes can be acquired at certain stores. Or just call and our technicians will do it.

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Long Drive

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If your driveway is longer than 300 feet in length, you may qualify for our Long Drive program. Trucks spray approved driveways during routine treatment of any given treatment zone. 

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No Spray

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Residents may request to forgo any form of mosquito control by SCMAC. We also work with beekeepers and organic farmers according to their needs. 

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Annual Report

The annual report offers information on many aspects of the mosquito control program. 

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Product Labels

The labels for the pesticides and products SCMAC use. 

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Program Plan

  Our Program Plan describes detailed methods and techniques for arborviral-borne disease surveillance and mosquito control.

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Brochures

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Important Links

Various links to websites about diseases, mosquitoes, pesticides and toxicology, regulations etc.

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Mosquito Identification

A guide to identify the adult female mosquitoes of Saginaw County.

Mosquito ID Key

2019 CREATIVE ARTS CONTEST

Students have an opportunity to display their knowledge of mosquitoes in a colorful and expressive way

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