Let’s Work Together to Prevent an Outbreak

If you are from a city or agency who wishes to help promote the public health issues related to mosquitoes and the diseases they can spread in LA County, look no further.

Presentations

Whether it’s smart gardening/water conservation or an update on Zika and West Nile virus, we can accommodate any meeting. We have done presentations to city councils, neighborhood watch groups and even to schools!

To schedule a speaker or to have us participate in your next event, please contact Levy Sun, public information officer, at 562-944-9656 or email commaffairs@glacvcd.org.

Please provide at least a two week notice so that we can better accommodate your requests.

Events in the Community

Integrate us into your next community event…FREE!

  • “Pop-up” Bug Repellent Booth – Attendees will get to use free insect repellent at an outdoor event when mosquitoes are active. They’ll get a valuable lesson in repellent use as well as learn new things about mosquitoes.
  • General Event Booth – Give us a table and two chairs, and we’ll bring a colorful display that will make any family bug out over mosquitoes!
  • Enlist the Mosquito SWAT Lab – Our new mobile science lab primarily visits schools, but can also attend major events! The STEAM-oriented curriculum is filled with interactive lessons and cool displays to wow people of all ages.

Please contact Levy Sun, public information officer, at 562-944-9656 or email commaffairs@glacvcd.org for more details.

Due to the high demand for our free community services, please provide at least a four week notice so that we can better accommodate your requests.

Spread the Information

Here, we have a collection of digital files that can be used to raise awareness about public health issues related to vector control. These are free to use by other agencies and organizations to help us with our mission to protect public health.

If you would like to see additional resources, please contact Levy Sun at commaffairs@glacvcd.org.

Need hard copies? Download and submit this Order Form to commaffairs@glacvcd.org.


We will see West Nile virus occur every year. There is no cure or vaccine. The only way to prevent West Nile virus is through preventative action. And that starts with providing knowledge to the people in your community.

Flyers and Template Articles

Flyer: West Nile Virus (PDF)
Flyer: West Nile Virus in San Fernando Valley (PDF)
Flyer: West Nile Virus In English and Spanish (PDF)
Article: Summer Safety City Template (Word)

Website and Social Media graphics

You can request specially-designed graphics by emailing commaffairs@glacvcd.org

West Nile virus Detected (1600×1200 .JPG)
West Nile virus in LA County (1200×628 .JPG)
West Nile virus in San Fernando Valley (1024×768 .JPG)
Insect Repellent Tips (1275×825 .JPG)

Videos to Share

Beware of Mosquitoes [1 minute]

How to Stay Safe from West Nile Virus [1 minute]

Mosquito Rap Music Video – Dumping standing water [2:15]

One Bite Can Change a Life [6:35]

Why Vector Control Matters in California [2:35]

PSA: West Nile virus Survivor in LA County [0:30 seconds]

The Aedes mosquitoes are the “cockroaches” of the mosquito world. They love to live near humans and they thrive very well in cities. The Aedes mosquitoes are also known to transmit diseases such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya.

Brochures

Aedes brochure (PDF)

Flyers and Template Articles

Article: Five Things You Need to Know About Zika (Word)
Have You Seen This Mosquito (Letter-size .JPG)
Have You Seen This Mosquito (English/Spanish) (Halfsheets.JPG)

Website and Social Media graphics

You can request specially-designed graphics by emailing commaffairs@glacvcd.org

New Threat in LA County  (1024×768 .JPG)

Size of mosquito to a quarter (150×205 .JPG)

Videos to Share

Video: Beware of Invasive Mosquitoes [Youtube 1 minute]

Mosquito Rap Music Video – Dumping standing water [2:15]

From Our Partners:

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (multiple topics and languages)