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

Check out our updated signage on our fleet to make it easier to identify us, when we're out checking for mosquitoes.

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)

​​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:

502 human cases, 28 fatalities, 

505 dead birds, 3,371 mosquito samples, 305 sentinel chickens, 21 horses

Antelope Valley WNV Activity:

8 human cases, 25 sentinel chickens, 8 mosquito samples

2 sentinel chickens with SLE

Updated 12/20/17


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.