Integrated Vector Management

The District uses an Integrated Vector Management approach to control vector populations in Placer County. Integrated Vector Management is a decision support system for selection and use of vector management strategies separately or in combination into an overall management approach. Decisions are based on an assessment of risk to public health posed by vectors and vector-borne disease. Integrated Vector Management also takes into account interest of and impacts on society and the environment.

This comprehensive program incorporates three basic strategies: public education, surveillance and control.