Mosquito Control Department
319 E. Anderson Ave.
Ph: (352) 569-6700
Fx: (352) 569-6701
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
The mission of the Mosquito Control Department is to achieve and maintain levels of arthropod control as well as protect human health and safety by reducing the number of pestiferous and disease carrying mosquitoes through out Sumter County.
The Mosquito Control Department also handles:
- Service requests from citizens of Sumter County pertaining to mosquito control
- Surveillance of mosquitoes by way of light traps, landing rate counts, and location aquatic breeding sites to determine control efforts to be taken
- Adulticiding (night spraying) to control adult mosquitoes
- Larvaciding (treating aquatic breeding sites) to reduce the number of adult mosquitoes
- Maintenance, refurbishing, and calibration of all equipment as well as maintain access to aquatic breeding sites