Management Plan
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Integrated mosquito management FCPH has built their mosquito program based on principals of integrated pest management (IPM).  IPM is a comprehensive approach to pest management that focuses on prevention, education, and controlling pests at their most vulnerable stage while minimizing … Read More

Request for Service
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In light of the COVID-19 situation, our mosquito field staff will not be knocking on doors when they respond to service requests to maintain social distancing.  They will leave a green door hanger afterwards to let you know what they … Read More

Spray Schedule & Maps
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Want to learn more about the products we use? Read our Management Plan. Planned Spray Map Click on the highlighted area(s) for spray details:

Mosquito Borne Diseases
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Within Franklin County, the primary mosquito borne disease that we find year after year is West Nile virus. We detect virus in mosquitoes every year, but recently, the number of human cases has been few. A commonly reported and serious … Read More

Prevention, Tips & Tools
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General Protection Tips How to Eliminate Mosquitoes in Your Yard Mosquitoes are an all too familiar part of summer. They are not only annoying, but they present a potential health risk as carriers of disease. Eliminating mosquito habitats around your … Read More

Trap & West Nile Virus (WNV) Data
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Franklin County Public Health’s mosquito management program sets over 150 mosquito traps throughout the county each week.  FCPH use a variety of traps to sample the population, look for specific mosquito species and perform WNV testing.  We provide to the … Read More

Management Plan (2019)
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Understanding the Products We Use Beginning in 2019, Franklin County Public Health will be using Merus 3.0 which is a natural botanical pyrethrin, is Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) listed, and can be applied in and around organic gardens, farms … Read More

Bee Keepers & Pollinators
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Franklin County Public Health understands the importance of all pollinators in our ecosystem and in particular, the honey bee.  Our food supply and economy relies on a healthy pollinator population. That is why FCPH’s mosquito management program carefully conducts its … Read More

About Mosquitoes
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In order to prevent and control mosquitoes, it is important to understand their life cycle, biting and breeding habits, and the mosquitoes in Ohio carry disease.

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