Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District

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Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control
19200 Latona Road
Anderson, CA 96007
Phone: (530) 365-3768
Fax: (530) 365-0305

  • New article from the Record Searchlight on our tick program
    March 10, 2011

    Record Searchlight wrote a great article on tick borne diseases and provided good prevention tips for Shasta county residents.

    Click here

  • Rodent Borne Disease Program 2010
    November 4, 2010

    Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMVCD) kicked off their winter activities this year by training staff for the District's new rodent-borne disease program.  For more information CLICK HERE 

  • UC Davis Confirms SMVCD's First West Nile virus Positive Bird
    July 30, 2010

    One dead House Finch retrieved by the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control was tested at U.C. Davis and confirmed to be positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The House Finch was found on July 15, 2010 in Redding.

    CLICK HERE for the WNV Task Force Press Release

  • CDPH Reports First Human West Nile Virus Cases of 2010 in California from Stanislaus County
    July 16, 2010

     Click Here for more information

  • Vector Ecologist Introducing Kids to the Wonderful World of Insects!
    July 13, 2010

    Check out this article from the Anderson Valley Post

    John, the District Vector Ecologist took some time out of his schedule to read to the "Summer Storytime" program at the Cottonwood Library. Not only did John read, he brought some of the District's fun insects for show and tell.

  • Updated Fogging Information
    June 28, 2010

     With the warmer days and rising mosquito trap numbers SMVCD is anticipating, weather permitting, adult mosquito operations this week. 

    Click HERE for Updated Information

  • Mosquito trap numbers on the rise in Anderson, Fogging Planned for 6/23/2010
    June 22, 2010

    The District trap counts are slowly rising with the warmer weather in Anderson. In an effort to reduce those numbers, we will be performing adult mosquito control operations on 6/23/2010. Click here for fogging areas 

  • Neglected Pool Program Hits the Ground Running
    June 7, 2010

    For the second year, Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control has obtained an area warrant for the inspection and abatement of mosquito breeding in neglected swimming pools. Also, for the third year the District will be conducting our annual neglected pool aerial surveillance aimed at locating potential mosquito breeding pools. These two tools in conjunction with reporting from our District residents, give District staff the ability to find and treat mosquito sources quickly and efficiently. For more information:

    Link to an Article in the Record Searchlight

    Link to an Article in the Shasta Lake Bulletin

    Click Here For Our Press Release

    Click Here For Our Brochure

    Click Here For Our Warrant Fact Sheet

    Click Here For Our Warrant to Inspect and Abate

  • Due to Unsettled Weather Patterns SMVCD will be suspending Adult Mosquito Operations
    May 19, 2010

     Please check by soon for updated fogging information. We will begin adult operations when the weather permits.

  • Mosquito control just one of many jobs district does
    May 12, 2010

     The Anderson Valley Post stopped by for our Open House during Mosquito awareness week and wrote up an article about their experience!