The Vector Control Program continues to provide services to the public during COVID-19 including vector monitoring, testing, and mosquito control. Public education and outreach continue through our website and social media; remote educational presentations are available by request. Please contact us by calling (858) 694-2888 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to consult with a vector technician or to report green pools, mosquito breeding, or dead birds.
To protect the health and safety of staff and customers and to slow the transmission of COVID-19, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) will temporarily close all public lobby spaces effective Friday, March 20th. Vector Control Program services including mosquitofish pickup, insect identification and rabies testing submissions will continue.
- If picking up mosquito fish, please call (858) 694-2888 or email email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
- If submitting a sample for rabies testing, please call (858) 694-2888 from the parking lot upon arrival for further instructions.
- Insect samples for identification can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as clear images less than 5mb in size or by US mail to 5570 Overland Ave. Suite 102, San Diego, CA 92123 (ATTN: Vector Ecologist). Include your contact information. Please do not mail liquids.
For information regarding COVID-19, please visit the County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency's webpage.
Vector Control Program
Vector and Disease Information
|Mosquitoes||Rats and Mice||Ticks||Other Vectors|
|West Nile virus||Plague||Tularemia||Fleas|
|Zika virus||Hantavirus||Lyme Disease||Eye Gnats|
|Inspection Request||Request a Rat or Mosquito Inspection|
|Report||Report Dead Birds, Green Pools, or Mosquito Activity|
|Education & Outreach||Request a Presentation or Request Educational Materials|
|Mosquito Fish||Pick-up Locations (FREE!)|
Services Provided By Other Agencies
|Public Health Services||Rabies
Rabies Submission Form
|Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures||Honey Bees |
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