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.
MCMAD Press Release - Download
aegypti Fact Sheet - Download
Mosquito Brochure - Download
Bite Prevention -