Jackson County
Vector Control District

Monitoring and controlling public health pests for Jackson County, Oregon.

We are currently understaffed while receiving a high volume of requests for service.  Please be advised that you may experience longer delays in response times than usual.  We apologize for the inconvenience and greatly appreciate your patience.

What We Do

Mosquito Management

Many bloodsucking insects, such as mosquitoes, are known as "vectors".  A vector is...
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Fly Control

Free for Jackson County residents Limit 2 disposable fly traps The district has moved...
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Rat Control

The Jackson County Vector Control District is committed to protecting the health and...
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Tick Management

Tick Life Cycle Most ticks go through four life stages: egg, larva, nymph,...
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Who We Are

The Jackson County Vector Control District was formed by a vote of the public in 1968 for the purpose of providing mosquito and fly control to county residents. We are governed by a Board of Trustees who are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners.

How Do I?

Whether it's surveilling mosquito populations, reporting dead birds, or tick identification, we're here to help Jackson County.

Latest News

Why Tick-Borne Diseases are Hard to Diagnose

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lists sixteen different diseases transmitted by ticks in the United States, including Lyme disease, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Ehrlichiosis.  Since 2004, confirmed cases of tick-borne […]

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Record Rainfall Creates Prime Mosquito Breeding Conditions

Some parts of Oregon, including Multnomah County, enjoyed record rainfall amounts this spring.  In fact, the last time Multnomah County received as much precipitation was 81 years ago.  While more […]

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Planned Adult Mosquito Treatment 8/11/22

  We are planning to conduct adult mosquito control treatments on certain routes within the red highlighted areas between 3-6 am on the date listed on the map. We are […]

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Should You Use Mosquitofish to Control Mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes are blood-sucking vectors that carry and transmit several dangerous diseases such as West Nile Virus (WNV), St Louis encephalitis (SLE), Western Equine encephalitis (WEE), and Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE).  […]

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Preventing Ticks in Yards

Ticks are a dangerous vector insect species found in many parts of the United States.  They require an animal host to survive and reproduce and feed on the host animal’s […]

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JCVCD 2022 Tire Disposal Event Canceled

Unfortunately, we decided to cancel our JCVCD 2022 Tire Disposal Event due to insufficient staffing.  We know this is an important free disposal event for our community to reduce risks […]

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