Worldwide, there are approximately 3,000 species of mosquitoes and nearly 4 million people die each year from various mosquito-borne diseases.
There are 20 different types of mosquitoes in San Diego County. At least 8 types are known to carry diseases that can be passed to humans.
Contact the San Diego County Vector Control Program if:
- You have tried to control for mosquitoes and you are still having problems
- Mosquitoes are coming from a local lagoon, stream, riverbed or other large water source