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San Francisco Health Code:

Article 1 Section 37

Article 11 Section 609

Vector Control Rules and Regs (pdf)

SFDPH Fee Schedule

 
Other Websites

US EPA Mosquito Control

CA Mosquito & Vector Control Association

CA West Nile Brochure (pdf)

US CDC West Nile Website

CA Department of Pesticide Regulation

 
Related Documents

Are You Raising Mosquitoes? Taking Action Against Mosquitoes (pdf in English)

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    Related SFDPH Programs

    Mosquito Control

    West Nile Virus

    Rodent Abatement

    Pigeon Nuisances

     
    Program Contact

    Luisa Garfil
    Office: (415) 252-3805
    Fax: (415) 252-3930
    Email: luisa.garfil@sfdph.org

    Vector Control Program

    The Vector Control Program monitors environmental conditions that can increase risks for vector-borne disease. The program supports public and private pest management programs and enforces vector control laws when needed.

     

    Principal Activities and Services

    • Monitor conditions that can lead to breeding of pests including garbage accumulation, neglected and overgrown vegetation, and stagnant water.
    • Support the control of mosquito populations in public facilities through safe integrated pest management techniques.
    • Respond to public complaints pest infestation complaints.
    • Provide information and education to individuals and communities to control pests.

    Vector Control Program FAQs

     

    Related Programs and Resources

     

    Related Agencies

    Department of Building Inspection

    Department of Environment

     

    Making a Complaint

    For complaints about vector control call or visit 311 to have your complaint recorded and routed correctly to Environmental Health.