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More than 40 species of mosquitoes reside in Hillsborough County, but you don’t have to let them live in your backyard. We reduce mosquito populations through treatment and prevention.  Zika Virus Info Hotline - (855) 622-6735
Hurricane Irma’s wind and water may have carried debris into your yard that could lead to a rapid expansion of the mosquito population around your home. Any debris or other items that hold water – from a Styrofoam cup to a torn plastic tarp – can allow mosquitoes to breed by the...
Residents will soon see, and hear, a new mosquito treatment system rolling through their neighborhood. As part of Hillsborough County's efforts to utilize the most modern technology and equipment in the fight against mosquitoes, Mosquito Control will begin to employ the Buffalo Turbine system to...
Mosquitoes are breeding in everyday items in your neighborhood. Two common mosquitoes that can cause disease, Asian tiger and yellow fever mosquitoes, breed ONLY in containers of water - NOT in puddles, ponds, or ditches. The best way to help avoid setting up a mosquito bed-and-breakfast at your...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2017) - Hurricane Irma's windblown and water-driven debris scattered across Hillsborough County, as well as floodwaters, means additional breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Any debris or other items that hold water - from a Styrofoam cup to a torn...
Aedes aegypti, the species of mosquito that can carry the Zika virus, is not your typical backyard pest. Unlike many of the 46 other types of mosquitoes living in Hillsborough County, it has an uncanny ability to adapt to our neighborhoods, along with a voracious appetite for its main prey:...
Hillsborough County Mosquito Control is bracing for a battle. Mosquito season runs roughly from April through November, depending on weather. Stakes are high, with the presence in Florida of insects that can carry diseases such as West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis...
August 20 marks World Mosquito Day, and we’ve got everything you need to know about these bloodsuckers – including how to keep them away from you and your home. World Mosquito Day began in 1897 by Dr. Ronald Ross, who was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1902 for his discovery of the...
The daily battle to take back neighborhoods from the more than 40 species of mosquitoes that reside in Hillsborough County depends on a delicate balance of scientific controls and resident participation. Our goals We protect residents by monitoring for mosquito-borne illnesses, and control the...