Flooding or standing water on your property? Keep mosquitoes in mind!
Even small amounts of water can breed mosquitoes! Dump out all standing water.
hope that you and your family are safe as we
weather these historic rain storms. Please keep in mind
that mosquitoes can breed year-round, even when it is cool and rainy.
Please check around your yard and home for any containers
holding water - dump out standing water to prevent mosquito breeding.
Check crawlspaces for standing water - water under a house can
breed thousands of mosquitoes.
here to help! Please report water that continues to stand 2 weeks
or longer after a storm, and always report mosquitoes. One of our
certified vector control technicians will assess the water to determine
if mosquitoes are breeding. Submit a report or service request using our online form or by calling 650-344-8592.
Tell a friend or neighbor
Your friend, shocked, when you tell them about all the great District services their tax dollars cover.
and neighbors are the the most common way for residents to hear about
the District and the services we offer. Can you help us get the
word out? Consider forwarding this newsletter to someone who also
lives in San Mateo County to let them know about the many services
covered by their taxes.
you have additional ideas on how to get the word out about the
District, our Public Health Education and Outreach Officer would
love to hear from you. Always feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-344-8592.
colder weather, some uninvited guests may be trying to make their home
in your home. Did you know the District offers no-charge rodent
inspections? Our certified technicians can conduct a comprehensive
exterior inspection and generate a custom report with details of how to
keep rats and mice from entering your house.
seems like everyone has ants this year! Ants are common household
pests. They don’t carry disease, but can be annoying. If you need help
controlling ants, contact us for help identifying your ants and the
best approach based on species.
laboratory staff are conducting a study to assess tick presence on
residential properties in the County. Information will be used to
develop more targeted outreach materials to address knowledge,
attitudes, and practices regarding ticks and tick-borne diseases in the
County. Cities of focus in late 2022 to early 2023 will be Pacifica and
Hillsborough. If you live in either city and would like to enroll your
property, please read more here.
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