Spray Notification & Do Not Spray
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Understanding the Product 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

Request for Service
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Residents of Franklin County and the City of Pickerington can submit a request for service to report mosquito issues and request service from a field inspector. You can complete our online form or call our Mosquito Hotline at (614) 525-BITE … Read More

Spray Schedule & Maps
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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 and crops. The EPA defines … Read More

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

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.

What’s New for 2019
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Franklin County Public Health has some exciting new changes for 2019 that include; partnering with Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, the use of Organic Materials Review Institute products, offering spray notifications to residents, reduction of our carbon footprint, and the introduction … Read More

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