Category Archives: Mosquito

10 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Tick-borne Disease

The seasons change and spring’s sunshine and warmer temperatures make the outdoors inviting. You get a whiff of fresh air and the next thing you know, you’re searching for your hiking boots. Before you head outdoors, check out these tips … Continue reading

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July Means Heat and Heat Means Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes and heat go together like ice cream and cones, but not in a good way. Most mosquitoes, including the kind that can transmit West Nile virus, flourish in hot weather. They can develop from egg to adult in as … Continue reading

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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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