Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District

Protecting Public Health in the Antelope Valley since 1958

Did you get a door hanger regarding your pool?

Call us now: 661-942-2917

We need YOUR help to fight a new mosquito before it spreads any further! 

​We have found the invasive Yellow Fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti ) in Lancaster.  Please make sure to call our office, if you are getting bit by mosquitoes during the day, so we can check your yard and set traps to reduce the risk of diseases like Zika, Dengue and Yellow Fever.

For information about Zika Virus see:

  • CDC  (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
  • WHO  (World Health Organization)
  • CDPH  (California Department of Public Health)
  • LACoPH  (Los Angeles Co. Public Health)

Invasive Mosquito found in Lancaster (more)


California WNV Updates 2018:

445 dead birds, 1,802 mosquito samples, 122 sentinel chickens, 8 horses, 100 human cases (4 fatalities)

Antelope Valley WNV Activity:

1 dead bird, 1 mosquito sample

Updated 9/27/18


Follow the 3-D's of mosquito control:
  • 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.

West Nile Virus

WNV is the most common mosquito-borne disease in the AV and can affect both people and animals.

Report a Problem

Have a green pool or other problem in your neighborhood?  Submit a service request.