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Where can I find information on mosquito control and West Nile Virus?

You can find US EPA information on mosquito and insect control at the following Web pages.

Mosquito Control: http://www2.epa.gov/mosquitocontrol 

Using Insect Repellents Safely, http://epa.gov/pesticides/insect/safe.htm

Insect Repellents: Use and Effectiveness, http://cfpub.epa.gov/oppref/insect/

You may also be interested in the EPA publication "Wetlands and West Nile Virus", located at http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/pdf/WestNile.pdf (PDF, 2pp., 328KB, About PDF).



The following EPA Regional Offices also have region-specific information on mosquito control and West Nile Virus.

Region 1: EPA New England - West Nile Virus Resources for New Englanders (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT),

Region 3 – The Mid-Atlantic States – West Nile Virus (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV),

West Nile Virus in Michigan (Region 5):

Region 7 - West Nile Virus, Mosquitoes and Pesticides (IA, KS, MO, NE),

Region 10: West Nile Virus Resources for the Pacific Northwest (AK, ID, OR, WA),


Joint and non-EPA information is available from the following sites:

For additional information, we suggest that you contact the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC). NPIC is an EPA-sponsored hotline which provides a variety of impartial information on all pesticides. NPIC provides chemical, health and environmental information on the 600+ active ingredients incorporated into over 50,000 different pesticide products, toxicological information, product label information, cleanup and disposal procedures, and general information on the regulations of pesticides in the United States.

The NPIC also receives complaints about pesticides and pesticide applications. They should be able to help with your request. You may reach the hotline between 6:30 am - 4:30 pm (PST), 7 days a week. 

Web site: National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), http://npic.orst.edu/   Exit EPA Disclaimer
Phone: 1-800-858-7378 
Web form:

If you have further questions you can also contact the Office of Pesticide Programs:

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  • Topic #: 23002-24142
  • Date Created: 06:14:2005
  • Last Modified Since: 07:01:2015
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