Pender County Health Department/Environmental Health uses Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles to control mosquito populations. To better understand IPM follow this link:

Home owners can help control mosquito populations by following simple suggestions such as:

  • Emptying buckets around the house
  • Disposing of used tires
  • Emptying bird baths every 4 days
  • Keeping gutters clean
  • Turning anything that can hold water upside down.

Follow the link to get ideas from the CDC:

Protecting yourself from mosquito bites is very important especially with West Nile Virus and the threat of the Zika Virus. Follow this link:

Other information about mosquitoes can be found on the American Mosquito Control Association: and

For more information contact
Pender County Mosquito Control

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