Mosquito bites are more than an irritation—they can cause serious illnesses that sometimes turn fatal.
We are working hard to keep mosquito populations from growing.
But the key to staying healthy is preventing mosquito bites – that’s where you can help!
REMEMBER THE FOUR Rs
WHAT YOU CAN DO
You can help prevent mosquitoes from breeding simply by depriving them of water, which they need to breed. Tip and toss even the smallest amounts of standing water from your home and yard. Plant pots, bird baths, kiddie pools, buckets and fountains are some of the places where
mosquitoes can breed. View the backyard checklist and see what Environmental Services is doing to keep your neighborhood safe.
Be a mosquito safety champion and help keep these simple tips for avoiding bites top of mind with your friends, family and neighbors. Follow us on social media for content you can easily share with friends, family, and neighbors.
WHAT WE DO
Maricopa County Environmental Services
conducts year-round surveillance and abatement of mosquitoes. Our Vector Control Division deploys more than 800 routine mosquito traps every week and we test for diseases, including West Nile virus.
- Mosquito-Borne Disease Surveillance Statistics
- See Mosquito Traps in Your Area
- Mosquito Toolkit (A Guide & Resources for Communities)
Maricopa County Department of Public Health
monitors human cases of mosquito-borne diseases and provides information for residents, travelers and health care providers.
New tools and resources are easily made available to help your community Fight the Bite!
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HOW WE HELP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
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