News and Updates
The first human case of West Nile Virus was reported in the Antelope Valley for 2015 (more)
California WNV Update:
311 human cases (13 fatalities), 1,092 dead birds, 17 horses,
2,907 mosquito samples, 344 sentinel chickens
Antelope Valley WNV Update:
1 human case, 22 sentinel chickens,
2 mosquito samples
Check out map here.
Drain & dump all standing water.
Dusk & dawn is when mosquitoes are most active.
Defend yourself - use insect repellents, window screens, long pants & shirts.
The Antelope Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District has been protecting the health and well-being of residents and visitors of the Antelope Valley since 1958. The AVMVCD is a Public Health agency under the California Health and Safety Code (Division 3, Chapter 1).
This site is designed to give you an overview of mosquito-borne diseases, other vector-related issues, and ways to stay safe. We hope the information on the following pages can answer most of your questions or direct you to other sites with more detailed information. If you have other questions or need our services, please feel free to contact us.