09/11/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/11/2019 15:28
As of September 6th, West Nile virus positive mosquito samples have been detected in 12 Orange County cities. Furthermore, the presence of the invasive Aedes mosquitoes threatens the county with diseases such as Zika virus, dengue fever, and Chikungunya.
Residents should take the following precautions to help reduce the chances of being bit by mosquitoes:
Here are some tips to prevent mosquito bites:
To report mosquito issues please call the Orange County Vector Control at (714) 971-2421 or report an issue via their website at ocvector.org
Mosquito control is a shared responsibility. Every resident must redouble their efforts to eliminate ALL standing water from their property, including standing water found indoors. Residents must take responsibility for their own yards.