New Hanover County Health Department’s Vector Control monitors sites throughout the county, including coastal areas, for mosquito production and helps to control the mosquito population in the county. Learn more about the work of vector control, tips to prevent mosquitoes, and how to submit a mosquito complaint or spray exclusion form in the information below.
New Hanover County Vector Control sprays for mosquitoes throughout the year when mosquito populations are high. Below are several resources to learn more:
To submit a mosquito complaint or spray exclusion form, see the panel below.
New Hanover County has set up an automated notification system that will send communications via text (SMS) message, email, and/or telephone to announce mosquito spraying in your area. These notifications will typically be sent out the afternoon before mosquito spraying occurs.
To receive mosquito spraying notifications, please sign up for alerts online and select “Health Alert (e.g. mosquito spraying)” under the “Additional Notifications You Wish to Receive” section.
New Hanover County Vector Control also offers lessons plans and presentations for local schools on the ecology of mosquitoes and their habitats.