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By Gig Conaughton
County of San Diego Communications Office 

County conducts first larvicide drop; reminds public about mosquito prevention


Last updated 5/26/2021 at 1:28pm

aerial larvicide drop

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The County's Vector Control Program will conduct its next routine mosquito-fighting aerial larvicide drop on dozens of area waterways June 2-3.

With temperatures rising and summer coming, the County's Vector Control Program conducted its first routine mosquito-fighting aerial larvicide drop May 5-6 on dozens of waterways to help stop mosquitoes from potentially spreading diseases like West Nile virus.

The waterways include Lake Rancho Viejo and the San Luis Rey River. The current schedule for more aerial larvicide drops includes June 2-3, 23-24; July 14-15; Aug. 4-5, 25-26; Sept. 15-16 and Oct. 6-7 if needed. These dates are subject to change depending on conditions.

Vector Control officials are also reminding people to protect the...

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