The Suffolk County Department of Public Works, Division of Vector Control, is responsible for controlling mosquito infestations that are of public health importance. This work is performed under the authority of the New York State Public Health Law - Article 15, Sections 1500, 1501 and 1502, Suffolk County Local Law - Number 16 and the Suffolk County Charter - Section 8.
For additional information:
The Suffolk County Department of Public Works, Division of Vector Control is open daily from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The office is closed on weekends and holidays. If you have a question about mosquito control or would like to inform us of a mosquito or drainage problem, please call us at (631) 852-4270 during our regular office hours. You may also contact us at SCVector@suffolkcountyny.gov. Please include your name, address, location of the service request if different, description of problem and a phone number you can be reached at during our regular office hours.
Additional information concerning mosquito-borne diseases and pesticides used in mosquito control:
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Vector Borne Diseases: West Nile virus and other mosquito and tick borne diseases.
US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Fact Sheets on mosquito control and pesticides used to control them.
NY State Health Department
West Nile Virus information site.
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Protecting NY State's natural resources and environment.
The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)
A cooperative effort of the EPA and Oregon State University.