Drain & dump all standing water.
Dusk & dawn is when mosquitoes are most active.
Defend yourself - use insect repellents, window screens, long pants & shirts.
Continued Activity of Two Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the AV
Latest updates on West Nile Virus and St. Louis Encephalitis in the Antelope Valley (more)
California WNV Updates 2017:
258 human cases, 12 fatalities,
449 dead birds, 3,234 mosquito samples, 282 sentinel chickens, 17 horses
Antelope Valley WNV Activity:
7 human cases, 24 sentinel chickens, 6 mosquito samples
2 sentinel chickens with SLE
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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.