Aedes Mosquito Resources

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Where in California are Aedes Mosquitoes?

After learning that invasive Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are in their community, many residents wonder where else they could be in California. Wonder no more. Here is an interactive map showing confirmed invasive Aedes mosquitoes throughout the state of California. Click HERE to launch map. To see a list of cities and communities infested with Aedes mosquitoes within … Read More

Weekly WNV and Invasive Aedes Mosquito Update 6/20/16

Los Angeles, Calif. –  The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) cautions Santa Clarita Valley residents to take extra precautions against West Nile virus (WNV) now to reduce the threat as the summer progresses. Early-season indications predict the Valley may see increased activity this year. This past week, GLACVCD confirmed additional WNV-positive mosquito samples from Granada Hills and … Read More

Weekly WNV and Invasive Aedes Mosquito Update 6/10/16

Los Angeles, Calif. – West Nile virus activity is heating up earlier this year, compared to the same period in 2015, according to the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD). This past week, GLACVCD confirmed additional West Nile virus (WNV) positive samples in Valley Glen and Santa Clarita. GLACVCD confirmed one WNV positive mosquito collected from a vector … Read More

How Do I Find and Get Rid of Aedes Mosquitoes?

Looks like you have Aedes mosquitoes in your neighborhood. Don't panic. Let's fight them together. Aedes mosquitoes are invasive, which means they do not belong in Southern California. These invasive mosquitoes are known to transmit Zika, chikungunya and other debilitating viruses. Controlling Aedes mosquitoes in cities is difficult, but not impossible. We all have a role in this fight. Here ... Read More

Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes

Invasive Aedes MosquitoesWhat are the Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes in Los Angeles County?The invasive Aedes species do not belong in our natural Southern California environment. They are brought in through trade and travel. Once introduced, they can thrive in our neighborhoods. Most infestations can occur in people own backyards and patios -- areas where vector control cannot easily inspect. These species ... Read More

Aedes aegypti (Yellow Fever Mosquito) Now Found in Los Angeles County

October 15, 2014 Los Angeles County, Calif. — The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) and San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) are urging residents to keep a close eye out for small, black-and-white striped mosquitoes that are invasive to California and considered major vectors of public health concern in their native countries. On October … Read More