Chatham County

Mosquito Control

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Chatham County Mosquito Control is responsible for providing a comprehensive, cost effective mosquito abatement program for Chatham County and all of its municipalities.

This is accomplished through the implementation and integration of various safe and environmentally sound mosquito control measures to protect all Chatham citizens from pestiferous and medically important mosquitoes.

Chatham County is the most northern coastal county in Georgia, with a land area of approximately 438 square miles.The area includes a variety of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, such as coastal barrier islands, urban landscape, and xeric sandhill regions. Forty species of mosquitoes are known to occur in the county. Chatham County Mosquito Contrtol has a staff of twenty-nine and is fortunate to be an independent county department, reporting directly to the County Manager.

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Mosquito Forecast

For April 13-19, 2024


Mosquito activity this past week has not shown a significant increase over the preceding week. However, windy conditions during the latter part of the week has probably had a lot to do with the number of mosquitoes collected. The rainfall that occurred throughout Thursday (the 11th) will likely produce favorable conditions at wetlands used by several of our floodwater mosquito species as larval habitat. Staff will keep a close eye on such sites, and treat these as needed. Those residents interested in knowing when aerial missions for controlling adult mosquitoes in their area will take place can register on the Smart911 system, please vitsit:

Chatham County Mosquito Control
(912) 790-2540

Mosquito Prevention

It is easy to help stop mosquitoes from reproducing and spreading disease. Mosquitoes need standing water to breed.
Keep all containers around your home free from standing water!

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