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West Nile Virus Alert

Within our District boundaries, 3 mosquito samples, 1 dead bird, and 1 sentinel chicken have tested positive for West Nile virus so far in 2019. Click here for more information on local WNv activity.

Fire Recovery Efforts

Shasta Mosquito & Vector Control staff will be in the fire affected areas inspecting new or existing mosquito breeding sites. Click here for more information.

Integrated Vector Management
Shasta Mosquito & Vector Control District uses Integrated Vector Management
to reduce vectors, keeping District residents more safe from the diseases they carry.
What is a Vector
to, mosquitoes, flies, mites, ticks, rodents and other vertebrates.
A Vector is any animal capable of transmitting human diseases or capable of producing human discomfort including, but not limited

Public Health Mosquito Control

Formed in 1919, the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District is a special district charged with the mission “To protect the public’s health from vector-borne disease and nuisance, through a comprehensive mosquito and vector control program focused on innovation, experience and efficiency.” We serve 1,110 square miles of Shasta County including; Cottonwood, Anderson, Redding, Shasta Lake City, Palo Cedro, French Gulch, Igo, Ono, Shingletown, Castella, Millville, Viola and Bella Vista.

The Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMVCD) is a public health agency. By utilizing the most efficient, reliable and scientifically sound mosquito and vector control techniques, SMVCD is able to reduce current mosquito and vector-borne disease issues while maintaining surveillance for future emerging diseases.

What We Do

What we offer

Always Dedicated and Devoted

Sign-up for Notifications

Check for updated adult mosquito control information; maps, times and the products being used.

Request Service

Please fill out the online request form to report a mosquito problem, request mosquitofish, report a neglected pool, or request an insect ID.

Mosquito Control

The District uses several techniques to maximize their mosquito control efforts, including: physical control, biological control, and chemical control.

Board Meetings / Agendas

The District is governed by a board of five members appointed by each incorporated city and the county at-large. Find out about previous and upcoming meetings.