The Weather Warms, The Mosquitos Swarm

The risk of infection from West Nile Virus greatly increases as the weather warms up.

To find out more visit the Sacramento- Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District website.

At You can sign up to receive spray notifications, report a dead bird, check weekly mosquito trap counts, and more.

Here are the District’s mosquito prevention tips:

  • DRAIN any standing water that may produce mosquitoes.
  • DAWN and DUSK are times to avoid. These are the times when mosquitoes are most active.
  • DRESS appropriately by wearing long sleeves and pants when outdoors.
  • DEFEND yourself against mosquitoes by using an effective insect repellent, such as DEET, Picaridin or Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus. Make sure you follow all label directions!
  • DOOR and window screens should be in good working condition. This will prevent mosquitoes from entering your home.
  • DISTRICT personnel are available to address any mosquito problem you may be experiencing by calling 1-800-429-1022.

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