October 11, 2019
MVCAC 2019 Fall Meeting
Visalia Marriott- October 28-30, 2019

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The MVCAC PR committee will be hosting an issues management workshop during the fall board meeting in Visalia. The training will take place on Wednesday, October 30 from 10:30am-12:30pm and a light lunch will be provided. Come learn about best practices for how to identify and manage issues prior to escalation and how to effectively handle communication during a crisis. This interactive workshop will provide valuable information for district managers and communications/outreach staff in dealing with the media, stakeholders and general public during a crisis. A PDF of the issues management plan will be available on the MVCAC website and attendees will receive a hard copy at the workshop. Please RSVP by clicking here if you plan on attending.

MVCAC 88th Annual Conference
January 26-29, 2020
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Rd
San Diego,CA 92109

Draft agenda now available on our website.

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to book your hotel rooms

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Click here  to register online
Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters

The Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC) will hold its 88th Annual Conference January 26-28, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego. You are invited to submit a paper or poster for presentation at the conference.

This presentation should be related to mosquitoes or other vectors, the disease organisms they transmit, or their surveillance and control. Presentations may be about research results, the development and testing of new methods, equipment or products, education, community outreach and the adaptation or development of new technology relating to vector research, surveillance or control, or the administration of a vector control agency.

Deadline for Submission: The deadline for submission of "Request to Present a Paper or Poster" has been extended to  Monday, October 14, 2019 . Requests made following this date may not be honored and may not appear in the conference program. 
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MVCAC December Planning Meeting
December 3-4, 2019
Hyatt Regency Burlingame
1333 Old Bayshore Hwy
Burlingame, CA 94010

Agenda TBD

Hotel:  Click here to book online.
2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19

Applications for the 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award will be accepted through Monday, December 2, 2019. The William C. Reeves New Investigator Award, memorializing Dr. William C. Reeves, who was a renowned University of California entomologist, is sponsored by the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC). The award is presented to the best scientific paper submitted and presented at the annual MVCAC conference.  The Reeves New Investigator Award application differs from the MVCAC Call for Papers, if you have an additional speaking topic for the Call for Papers, please follow that application and guidelines.
Please  click here for more information.
Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight

D oes your agency have a success story, a staff member you would like to publicly recognize, or an innovation by your agency that you would like to highlight? "Agency Spotlight" on the MVCAC website is one way to share your story! Each submission which meets the specified criteria will be reviewed and posted on the MVCAC website on the Agency Spotlight page and highlighted on the homepage in the rotating feature box. Each story will remain posted for 1-2 months before being moved to a publicly archived page. 

Interested?  Click here   to fill out an application!

Applications can be submitted to the MVCAC office at
HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into

District  Managers - Please upload your HR resources and information into this Google Drive along with using it for your own district.

Click here  to access the Google Drive.
MVCAC News Briefs - Zika Updates
Please note: The items contained below are not the views or opinions of MVCAC but they are what is being reported in the media.  The goal of MVCAC providing this information is to keep MVCAC members informed of all news articles that are being presented regarding Zika.

MVCAC News Briefs - Other Outbreaks
Please note: The items contained below are not the views or opinions of MVCAC but they are what is being reported in the media.  The goal of MVCAC providing this information is to keep MVCAC members informed of all news articles that are being presented regarding other outbreaks.

10/6/19:  West Nile Virus claims life in LA County - Compton Herald

Do you have important news to share about your district or mosquito and vector issues?  

If you would like your news to be included in the MVCAC News Briefs, please send press releases and/or links to relevant news articles to

Interested in a career in mosquito and vector control? Check out the MVCAC Jobs Board  at
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MVCAC Sustaining Member Corner
Note: MVCAC does not endorse the products below, but we do support our Sustaining Members
Central Life Sciences has announced the release of Aqua Zenivex™ E20, a reduced-risk adulticide for mosquito control professionals.