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The response to these viruses will be based upon the method of detection:

  1. Human host arriving from area known to have outbreak of virus with confirmation through medical facility and Nueces County Health Department
     
  2. Confirmation through surveillance, collection and testing of Ae. aegypti or Ae. albopictus mosquito.

 

Human host with confirmation of virus:

  1. Set up surveillance within one block radius of host house using the BG Sentinel traps and monitor for two consecutive weeks.
     
  2. Go door to door, in surrounding two block radius, disseminating Vector Pamphlets on Arborvirus prevention.
     
  3. Seek permission to inspect yards for standing water and treat with larvacide.

 

Confirmation through collection and testing:

  1. Set up surveillance within one block radius of detection site using BG Sentinel traps and continue to monitor for two consecutive weeks.
     
  2. Go door to door, in surrounding two block radius, disseminating Vector pamphlets on Arbovirus prevention.
     
  3. Seek permission to inspect yards and treat with larvacide.
     
  4. Spray three consecutive evenings with Envion in 1/2mile radius of detection site.