Placer County’s rich, diverse landscape, from the bright city lights of the valley floor to the rolling foothills to the magnificent snow-capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada, appeals to people from all walks of life.
This landscape also provides attractive habitat for a wide variety of mosquitoes and other vectors including ticks and yellowjackets.
“To effectively and efficiently manage the risks from vectors and vector-borne disease in order to protect public health and quality of life in Placer County.”
What is a vector?
A vector is an insect or any other animal capable of transmitting a disease or causing harm to people or animals.
Click to download our brochure: About the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District
The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is a proud member of the following organizations:
- Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC)
- American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA)
- California Special Districts Association (CSDA) – to view a map of California special districts, go here.