Delta Mosquito and Vector Control District, founded in 1922, is a special district charged with protecting the public from mosquito-borne diseases and mosquito nuisances. We protect northern Tulare County including Visalia, Dinuba, Exeter, Farmersville, Woodlake, Cutler, Orosi, and Ivanhoe. Our team is committed to protecting public health through mosquito control activities and mosquito-borne disease surveillance.
The Delta Mosquito and Vector Control District is committed to protecting the public’s health from vector-borne disease and discomfort by delivering exceptional services which preserve and enhance the quality of life and desirability of the area in order to make Tulare County a safe place in which to live, work and raise a family.
Provide Continual Surveillance
of mosquitoes to determine the threat of disease transmission and annoyance levels.
Use Safe Integrated
pest management methods to keep mosquito populations suppressed.
Promote Cooperation and Communication
with property owners, residents, social and political groups, and governmental agencies.
Scientific Program Manager
Our Principle Enabling Act
Mosquito Abatement and Vector Control Districts Principle Enabling Act
Health and Safety Code §2000 et seq.
Powers and Functions: Conduct effective programs for the surveillance, prevention, abatement and control of mosquitos and other vectors.
Formation: Any territory, whether incorporated or unincorporated, whether contiguous or noncontiguous and districts may not overlap.
7 Trustees, appointed by the Board of Supervisors or the City Council to fixed 2-4 year terms.*
*Health and Safety Code §2024 (a): “…, the term of office for a member of the board of trustees shall be for a term of two or four years, at the discretion of the appointing authority”