Category Archives: Mosquito

Will You Spray my Yard for Mosquitoes?

A Closer Look at the District’s Residential Mosquito Service The District does not spray or fog residential yards for adult mosquitoes. Since mosquito problems are rarely limited to a single property, fogging for adult mosquitoes is usually conducted at a … Continue reading

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Why We Need Your Mosquito Sample

Swat a mosquito and save it for us If you are a Contra Costa County resident and are being bitten by mosquitoes, you can contact the District at 925-685-9301 or visit us online to request a free inspection. We need … Continue reading

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Dead Bird Hotline Open for Phone Reports

Dead Bird Reports Help Find Areas Where West Nile Virus May be Transmitted California’s statewide Dead Bird Hotline is open and accepting dead bird reports by telephone. Online reports are accepted year-round. The hotline is an important part of the … Continue reading

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Are There More Mosquitoes This year?

Mosquito counts at this time are higher than they have been during the past five years of drought in Contra Costa County. The drought produced fewer mosquitoes, but greater virus potential. This year there are plenty of water sources. Those, … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 Between 4:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m – Fogging for adult mosquitoes in Bethel Island and Oakley

Due to the high numbers of mosquitoes in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by truck-mounted, ultra-low volume sprayers to control adult mosquitoes. DATE: Thursday, May 11, 2017 TIME: Between 4:30 a.m. and … Continue reading

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