Mosquito Control

Prime Mosquito Breeding Conditions

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 […]

Use Mosquitofish to Control Mosquitoes

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).  […]

2022 Tire Disposal Event

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 […]


Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

JCVCD encourages horse owners to consider vaccinating or boosting horses against West Nile virus before mosquito season begins.  West Nile virus is carried by mosquitoes that have fed on infected […]

Winter Mosquitoes?

Have you noticed “mosquitoes” around your home even though it’s winter? While certain species of mosquitoes do overwinter as adults, what you’re most likely seeing are winter crane flies. Like […]


Tire Disposal 2021

Jackson County Vector Control District’s 2021 tire disposal event will take place July 22, 23, 24 from 8am to 4pm! Discarded tires that become filled with water can support the […]


Larval Mosquito Surveys

Following an Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM) approach, our primary means of controlling mosquitoes is through breeding source reduction, larval control, and biological control (i.e., mosquitofish). Technicians conduct hundreds of larval […]


Integrated Mosquito Management Surveillance

At Jackson County Vector Control District, we use Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM). IMM focuses on using multiple methods to control nuisance mosquitoes and mosquitos that can spread viruses like West […]


Remember the 3 D’s of Mosquito Prevention!

DRAIN – Most of a mosquito’s life cycle takes place near or in water so check around your home for sources of standing water and eliminate them. DRESS – Loose […]


National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

It’s National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! According to @CDCgov, people in every U.S. state experience mosquito-transmitted disease. This week we will bring you information on best practices, personal protection, and […]


Tip N Toss

With potential for rain in the forecast for the Rogue Valley over the next few days, we want to remind Jackson County residents to take a few minutes to inspect […]


Prevent Backyard Mosquitoes

Taking a few minutes to remove mosquito breeding habitat around your property can reduce your risk of mosquitoes spoiling your barbeques, or worse, spreading diseases such as West Nile Virus.  […]