Vectors Monitored by the Vector Control Program

The San Diego County Vector Control Program (VCP) is a countywide program that monitors vectors and the diseases that they carry. Vectors monitored by the county include mosquitoes, rats, mice, ticks, flies, and eyegnats. 

Female Mosquito Biting Human
Mosquitoes 
West Nile Virus
St. Louis Encephalitis
Western Equine Encephalitis
Malaria
Zika

  Norway Rat
Rats 
Plague
Tapeworm
Rat-bite Fever
  Deer Mouse
Mice
Hantavirus
Western Black-Legged Tick
Ticks 
Lyme Disease
Tularemia
  House Fly
Flies 
Salmonella
Shigella
  eye gnat Eyegnats



Information About Other Pests of Interest

These pests are outside the authority of the Vector Control Program. For information about bees or agricultural pests, contact the Agriculture, Weights and Measures department. 


Bedbug
Bedbugs

German Cockroach
Cockroaches

Flea
Fleas

Kissing Bug
Kissing Bugs
 Louse Taking Blood Meal
Lice


Magnified Mite
Mites
Scorpion
Scorpions
Black Widow Spider
Spiders
 
     

 For More Information On 
 The Vector Control Program Contact: 
(858) 694-2888  
vector@sdcounty.ca.gov