Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
Community Health, Comfort, and Welfare Through Effective and Responsive Vector Control Since 1952.
COVID-19 ResponseAt this time, in order to protect staff and residents, and to help slow the spread of COVID-19, home inspections will be determined on a case-by-case basis and will be conducted contact-free with the resident.
Residents experiencing issues with mosquitoes can refer to the webpage for resources on how to conduct inspection of their own property. The use of insect repellent to reduce mosquito bites is highly encouraged. For more information on how to prevent mosquito breeding, visit our Do-it-Yourself Mosquito Solutions Page.
For more information, please click here: Our Response to COVID-19
Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes
New threats are moving into our communities. The invasive Aedes mosquitoes have the potential to transmit Zika, dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya.
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West Nile Virus
Get the information you need to protect yourself and your family from this mosquito-borne disease
- State Association Press Release: Current Focus on Public Health Reinforces the Need for Residents to Protect Themselves from Mosquito-Borne Diseases04/17/2020
- State Association Press Release: Record Amounts of Rain Coupled With Warming Temperatures Create Perfect Conditions for Mosquitoes04/21/2019
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District offers FREE science programs to schools within District boundaries. GLACVCD also provides materials and videos for educators, citizens and students.Continue reading →
A vector is any arthropod, insect, rodent or other animal of public health significance capable of harboring or transmitting the causative agents of human disease (e.g. malaria, plague) to humans. Under certain circumstances, insects or other arthropods that cause human discomfort or injury, but not disease, are sometimes referred to as vectors.Continue reading →