The Santa Barbara County West Nile Virus (WNV) Surveillance Project

Summary of WNV Activity in Santa Barbara County
Updated as of 11/5/2021

Year Humans Dead Birds Horses Mosquito Pools Sentinel Chickens
202100000
2020
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201900000
2018 0 0 0 0 0
2017 0 1 0 1 4
2016 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 3 0 1 0
2014 0 2 0 0 0
2013 1 0 0 0 0
2012 0 5 0 0 0
2011 1 0 0 0 0
2010 0 0 0 0 0
2009 0 1 0 0 0
2008 1 (imported) 1 0 0 0
2007 0 1 0 0 0
2006 2 (imported) 19 2 1 0
2005 2 73 6 21 8
Total 7 106 8 24 12

The Santa Barbara County West Nile Virus (WNV) Surveillance Project is a multi-agency collaboration with representatives from the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, the Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County ( www.mvmdistrict.org ), and the California Department of Health Services (DHS). The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department oversees Disease Control, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Community and Family Health, Environmental Health, Emergency Medical Services, Public Health Lab, Health Education, and Animal Services. This collaborative will provide ongoing information updates to the community regarding the status of the West Nile Virus in Santa Barbara County.

**Visit the Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County website for their monthly West Nile surveillance reports .**