Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District
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Current Conditions

Emergency Risk Rating
The current West Nile virus (WNV) Risk Rating for Orange County is still considered “Elevated Risk”. Although mosquito infection rates have subsided, mosquito abundance is still above average in some areas which is conducive to WNV transmission. Residents are encouraged to continue following the recommendations provided below to protect themselves and their loved ones from WNV infections.

Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District makes the following recommendations to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes:

  • Eliminate any standing water around your house.
  • Make sure all window and door screens on your house are in good repair.
  • Wear a repellent containing DEET®, Picaridin, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus, or IR 3535.
  • Contact the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District to report dead birds or neglected pools.

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