Fight the Bite – Dispose of Tires Right

Volusia County Mosquito Control will hold two tire amnesty events: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 9, at Osteen Road and Bridge, 200 State Road 415 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at Volusia County Mosquito Control, 801 South St., New Smyrna Beach Only residential tires will be accepted, and there is a limit of 20 tires per person. There is no … Continue reading Fight the Bite – Dispose of Tires Right

More Rain Means More Mosquitoes for Volusia

With rainy season in full swing, additional standing water provides ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Volusia County Mosquito Control is an integrated pest management program that includes an extensive surveillance program. Mosquito populations are tracked by species and location using mosquito traps, while sentinel chickens are used to monitor activity of mosquito transmitted viruses. The data collected is then used to develop a response plan … Continue reading More Rain Means More Mosquitoes for Volusia

Fight the Bite

The torrential rains that doused Volusia County in June helped to green up our lawns and replenish our water supply, but the after-effects are on their way – in swarms. Heavy Rain, Warm Weather Usher in Mosquitoes The most affected areas include Oak Hill, Edgewater and New Smyrna Beach. Volusia County Mosquito Control is responding as quickly as possible by air and ground to resolve … Continue reading Fight the Bite