Press release

San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District Recognized as “District of Distinction” for Second Time

Burlingame, CA

May 30, 2019

Earlier this month, San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District was awarded the District of Distinction accreditation by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) for the second time. The District was first designated the two-year District of Distinction accreditation in 2017 in recognition of its sound fiscal management policies and practices in district operations; they also were awarded the Special Districts Leadership Foundation’s Transparency Certificate of Excellence in 2017.


June 2019 District Newsletter

New from the District in June: Summer is West Nile Virus Season

Click here to read the June 2019 District Newsletter.


West Nile Virus Update – May 2018

San Mateo County

As of June 3, 2019, there have been 86 dead birds reported in San Mateo County. Of those, sixteen have been suitable for testing and all sixteen have tested negative for West Nile virus (WNV). No mosquito pools or sentinel chickens have tested positive for West Nile virus in San Mateo County in 2019.


West Nile Virus Season Begins

Surveillance for West Nile virus began in California in mid-April. The District protects residents from this mosquito-borne disease with control methods that target mosquitoes in the larval stage, as well as mosquito population monitoring, disease surveillance and public education. The laboratory staff conducts disease surveillance in three main ways:


Outreach at Daly City Farmers Market

Stop by our outreach booth at the Daly City Farmers Market at Serramonte from 9am until 1pm on June 22nd.


Outreach at Coyote Point Kite Festival

Stop by our outreach booth at the Coyote Point Kite Festival at Coyote Point Recreation Area, 12pm – 4pm.


Outreach at Pacifica Farmers Market

Stop by our outreach booth at the Pacifica Farmers Market from 2:30 - 6:30pm.


Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes


Request Service


Report a Dead Bird


Board Meeting Agendas