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Fight the Bite: Mosquito Control Information from Fairfax County Health Department

Post Date:05/08/2017

Prevent mosquito infestations — and any diseases they may carry — with the help of the Fairfax County Health Department's mosquito elimination program, Fight the Bite. The City of Fairfax contracts with the county to receive this service on behalf of city residents.

Learn how to eradicate mosquitoes in your own backyard, and learn about Fight the Bite, the county's mosquito control program.  Click here for mosquito prevention information.

Here are some resources city residences have to battle mosquitoes (click here for your Field Guide to Battle Mosquitoes):

  • Fairfax County Health Department representatives are available to give a brief overview of mosquito control at a homeowner or condo association meeting: call 703-246-8428, TTY 711, or email
  • Health Department officials will conduct yard inspections to help find and eliminate sources of mosquitoes on residential property — just call 703-246-8931, TTY 711, or email to schedule an appointment.
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