Jackson County Vector Control District

Working to protect residents of Jackson County, Oregon from mosquito and vector-borne disease since 1968

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Who We Are

Jackson County Vector Control District is an Oregon Special District formed by public vote in 1968.  We conduct mosquito and tick surveillance, disease testing, mosquito control, and public education/outreach as part of an Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM) program to protect Jackson County residents from vector-borne diseases.  We are governed by a Board of Trustees whose members are appointed by the Jackson County Board of Commissioners.

How Do I?

From submitting a mosquito service request to tick identification, we're here to assist residents of Jackson County.

Latest News

Oregon Pollinator License Plates Now on Presale

  Oregon “Pollinator Paradise” license plates are now on presale!  Funds from each sale go to support bee research conducted by the OSU Extension Pollinator Health Lab and Honey Bee […]

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We’re Hiring!

Jackson County Vector Control District is seeking to fill two full time/permanent positions; a Vector Control Technician and Office Specialist! You can read more about the jobs and apply by […]

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Planned Adult Mosquito Treatment 09/15/2022

We are planning to conduct adult mosquito control treatments on certain routes within the red highlighted areas between 3-6 am on 09/15/2022. We are currently using Deltagard for adult mosquito […]

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January is One Health Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), One Health is an approach that recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals […]

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Ticks in Autumn? Yes!

You might be surprised to learn that adult Western blacklegged ticks (Ixodes pacificus) are quite active in fall and early winter.  These small ticks depend on moisture in their environment […]

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Mosquito Season Not Over Yet

While recent cooler temperatures have helped lower their abundance, mosquitoes are still active in Jackson County.  3 mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile virus over the last two […]

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