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.
News and Updates
Mosquito season ends with one additional human case and two more chickens that test positive for WNV (more)
California WNV Update:
737 human cases (45 fatalities),
1,349 dead birds, 19 horses,
3,329 mosquito samples, 449 sentinel chickens
Antelope Valley WNV Update:
4 human cases (2 fatality), 26 sentinel chickens, 2 mosquito samples
Check out map here.