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INVASIVE SPECIES

Aedes aegypti

 

An invasive species has made its way into Merced County. Aedes aegypti are aggressive day biters found in urban areas. Both species lay eggs in small sources of water. This species of mosquito is a major annoyance and public health threat as they can potentially spread diseases including Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. Please use the links and information below to learn more about the Aedes aegypti mosquito and what you can do to help.

17-3 MCMAD Press Release - Download pdf.

Aedes aegypti Fact Sheet - Download pdf.

Invasive Mosquito Brochure - Download pdf.

Mosquito Bite Prevention -  Download pdf.

 

Helpful Links:

AedesDistributionMap

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Aedes-aegypti-and-Aedes-albopictus-mosquitoes.aspx

MERCED COUNTY MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT

Protecting Public Health Since 1946

The purpose of the Merced County Mosquito Abatement District is to provide areawide mosquito control, prevent mosquito-borne disease, and reduce economic loss and discomfort from pestiferous mosquitoes.

Merced County Mosquito Abatement District

3478 Beachwood Drive
P.O. Box 909
Merced, CA 95341

(209) 722-1527
800.622.3242
Fax (209) 722-3051

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