Mosquitoes are more than just a pest—they can spread disease. The Health Department provides residents with health education to help reduce exposure to mosquitoes and prevent those diseases associated with mosquito bites.
The Zika virus is most often transferred through the bite of an infected mosquito. The Health Department helps provide education for preventing the virus. Learn more.
West Nile Virus
West Nile can be a serious threat to human and animal health. The most serious effect of West Nile is fatal encephalitis, which is an inflammation of the brain, in humans and horses. West Nile also kills certain species of domestic and wild birds. Learn more.