Los Angeles County has no reported
local transmission of Zika. But mosquitoes
that could potentially transmit Zika are found in
parts of LA County.
You can take steps now to control mosquitoes outside and inside your
home and protect you and your family from
mosquitoes in and around your home
repellent when you travel
prevention starts with you
Report mosquito problems
Report day-biting mosquitoes or
water accumulation problems in your neighborhood.
Find out where to report potential mosquito breeding
situations by going to the
Communicable Disease Control Mosquito Reporting
Click the image below for a map of vector control
agencies in Los Angeles County.
Click here to locate your local vector control
in and around
Mosquitoes can lay eggs in small puddles or
containers of water in and around your home. Find all the
places in your home where mosquitoes can lay
their eggs and get rid of any free-standing
water! Remember to do this once a week. Click
here or read on for some more tips:
- Remove free-standing water around the
vases and flowerpot saucers.
Keep mosquitoes out of your house by using window
screens and door screens. Do not leave doors
Use an outdoor insect spray to kill
mosquitoes in dark, humid places like under
furniture or in garages.
and rain barrels.
can kill mosquito larvae in large
standing water that will not be used for
drinking. Here is an example of what larvacide
- Mosquitofish is a fish that eats
mosquito larvae. You can buy mosquitofish to
put in large bodies of water. More
information on mosquitofish can be found here:
Use mosquito repellent
when you travel
Protect yourself from mosquito bites when you
travel to and
come back from Zika-affected
Use an outdoor insect spray and
when you travel to an area with Zika. Remember to
protect your children
safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Always
starts with you
Find out more about
protecting your children
from the Zika virus.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC’s
Response to Zika: Protect Your Family. March 2, 2017.