Our Mission is to provide for the health, safety, and comfort of the residents within our district boundaries by the abatement of mosquitoes and other vector populations in order to minimize vector-borne diseases, The District accomplishes this task through constant surveillance and by employing the principles of integrated pest management in our efforts to control vector populations.

To report a problem click the Service Requests tab at the top of this page.

For information regarding the Chikungunya virus click the Q&As tab at the top of this page.

Get the latest CDC Zika information at http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html

The New York Times - Zika Virus video

Scientists in California are testing the use of bacteria-infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to reduce their numbers and prevent the spread of the Zika virus.

Source: The New York Times.

CDPH News Release - July 28, 2017: Pregnant Women Urged to Avoid Going to Areas with Zika Risk

CDPH News Release - July 25, 2017: CDPH Urges Caution on How to Avoid Hantavirus following Diagnosis in Northern California Man

CDPH News Release - May 15, 2017: CDPH News Release Californians Urged to Remove Standing Water to Reduce Mosquitoes

CDPH News Release - April 28, 2017: CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Illness of 2017

CDPH Media Release - March 20, 2017: Spring Break Travelers Reminded to Protect Themselves against Zika

HEALTH AND TRAVEL ADVISORY - February 2017: Zika in Latin America and the Caribbean

HEALTH AND TRAVEL ADVISORY - December 2016: Zika in Latin America and the Caribbean

CDPH Media Release - December 13, 2016: Holiday Travelers Reminded to Take Precautions to Prevent Zika

CDPH Media Release - November 14, 2016: Travelers to Latin America Urged to Take Precautions to Prevent Zika

News Release - August 19, 2016: End of Summer Travelers Urged to Take Precautions to Prevent Zika

Statement Release - August 4, 2016: CDPH Reports Two Cases of Zika-Related Birth Defects in California

Statement Release - February 23, 2016: CDC encourages following guidance to prevent sexual transmission of Zika virus

News Release - February 8, 2016: Zika information for California healthcare providers

News Release - February 1, 2016: California Department of Public Health Reminds Public to Guard Against Mosquito Bites

HEALTH ADVISORY: Zika virus in Latin America

HEALTH AND TRAVEL ADVISORY: Chikungunya and Dengue in Mexico and Latin America