Everyone can help control mosquitoes
- Professionals from local government departments or mosquito control districts develop mosquito control plans, perform tasks to control young and adult mosquitoes, and evaluate the effectiveness of actions taken.
- You, your neighbors, and the community can also take steps to reduce mosquitoes in and around your home and in your neighborhood.
Prevent Mosquito BitesThe best way to prevent Zika is to protect yourself from mosquito bites.
POTENTIAL RANGE IN USCDC's best estimate of the potential range of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the United States.
AERIAL SPRAYINGAirplanes can be used to treat very large areas with insecticides, including Naled, safely, quickly, and efficiently.
RESOURCESGuidance and planning resources, mosquito information, and mosquito control resources.
INTEGRATED MOSQUITO MANAGEMENTUses a combination of methods to prevent and control mosquitoes that spread viruses.
FOR PROFESSIONALSInformation on surveillance and control, insecticide resistance, and disinsection.
INSECTICIDE RESISTANCEInsecticide resistance is an overall reduction in the ability of an insecticide product to kill mosquitoes.
- Page last reviewed: January 17, 2017
- Page last updated: January 17, 2017
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