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
#DumpAndDrain all standing water after the thunderstorms that we've had. Cover buckets and barrels that are used to store water, to avoid mosquito breeding.
California WNV Update:
1 human fatality, 251 dead birds, 756 mosquito samples, 43 sentinel chickens
Antelope Valley WNV Update:
2014 numbers: 2 human cases, 5 dead birds, 4 mosquito samples, 29 sentinel chickens.
Check out map here.