Mosquito Control

August 5 Tire Roundup
Washington County Mosquito Control is responsible for managing mosquitoes by an integrated mosquito
management (IMM) strategy. Integrated Mosquito Management is a comprehensive mosquito surveillance and control strategy that utilizes available mosquito control methods singly or in combination to reduce their numbers to tolerable levels while maintaining a quality environment.

Key elements to the mosquito control program:

  • Providing public education and outreach in the community.
  • Conducting mosquito surveillance using a variety of field and laboratory methods to monitor mosquito populations and mosquito-borne diseases.
  • Using biological and/or chemical control methods when conditions supporting mosquito production cannot be removed or altered sufficiently
  • Distributes Mosquito Fish (Gambusia affinis) to Washington County residents for use in their ornamental ponds, water troughs, and other potential breeding areas.
  • Coordinating surveillance and control efforts                                                    Click here to find out more!
    with other local, state and federal governmental agencies.                  Haga click aquí para más información!


 

How do I...?

Environmental Health: 503-846-8722

Mosquito Control: 503-846-2904