Place garbage in plastic bags inside of trash cans.
Keep trash lids closed
Dispose of trash at least every seven days.
Pick up outdoor pet droppings regularly and place them in sealed plastic bags. Dog droppings should be picked up daily. Outdoor bird cages should be cleaned weekly. Cat litter boxes should be scooped daily and the litter changed weekly.
Do not leave pet food outside, as it can attract flies and serve as a larval fly source.
Quickly dispose of small animal carcasses, such as rats, opossums, and birds, by placing them in a plastic bag in the trash. Contact your local animal care agency or veterinarian for information on disposing of large animal or pet carcasses.
Pick up dropped fruits and vegetables at least once per week. Place rotten ones in a plastic bag in the trash.
Screen all windows and doors.
Keep things that attract flies (such as pet food, bright colors, and attractive scents) away from unscreened doorways.
Website Accesibilty Policy Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District is fully committed to providing accessible facilities, elements and
channels of communication to all members of the public. As part of this commitment, Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District
has a policy of providing an accessible website compatible with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) and
commercial screen reading software. All features of the website are coded to allow individuals with vision and
other impairments to understand and use the website to the same degree as someone without disabilities. We welcome
feedback and can often resolve issues in a timely manner if they arise.
If you need any special assistance or accommodations
Call us at (714) 971-2421 or (949) 654-2421 | Fax (714) 971-3940
Ongoing Compliance Information
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District has designated a compliance officer for website disability-related accommodations.
The compliance officer has received training in website accessibility and updates the site in accordance with those best
practices. Contact our accessibility officer to report an issue.
Compliance Procedures and Reports
In addition to testing with users with a wide range of disabilities and coding our website to WCAG standards,
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District regularly scans its website to ensure ongoing compliance, and makes timely
changes to any inaccessible changes, if any are found. In our ongoing commitment to transparency, we make the
last three months' reports available to the public.
August 2021 Website Accessibility Compliance Report
July 2021 Website Accessibility Compliance Report
June 2021 Website Accessibility Compliance Report
Linked Documents and Third Parties
Please note that this site may link out to third-party websites, such as state or federal agencies, that do
not have accessible content. This site may also include documents provided by third parties included in our
agenda packets, for example. While we cannot control the accessibility of content provided by third parties,
we are happy to assist any member of the public with reading and accessing content on our site.