Mission: To proactively use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies to reduce nuisance mosquitoes and risk of mosquito-borne illness in Volusia County. To sustain quality of life, foster stewardship of the environment, provide stellar customer service, and support economic vitality for the community.
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week Events June 21-25 2021
VCMC will host pop-up educational events throughout the county Monday through Friday, June 21 through 25. The events will allow the public to learn about the county’s integrated pest management program and best practices for mosquito prevention and population control. The events will include the interactive Fight the Bite trailer, which offers many hands-on learning and education opportunities and a mosquito-related theme each day. The schedule of in-person events will take place as follows:
- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21, Spruce Creek Park, 6250 S. Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange
- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22, Halifax Humane Society, 2364 LPGA Blvd., Daytona Beach
- 9 a.m. to Noon June 23, Seminole Rest, 207 River Road, Oak Hill
- 9 a.m. to Noon June 24, City of Holly Hill, 1065 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill
- 9 a.m. to Noon June 25, Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve, 2317 Creek Shore Trail, New Smyrna Beach
VCMC will also host virtual educational presentations on mosquito biology and integrated pest management using GoToWebinar. Registration links will be available soon, follow our Facebook page for updates and detailed event information.
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 21, Mosquito Biology Webinar
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 23, Integrated Pest Management Webinar
Watch this video from UF IFAS PIE Center to see Volusia County Mosquito Control Staff in action.
How to Request Mosquito Service
Mosquito control services vary depending on your location:
The primary service area is the East Volusia Mosquito Control District(EVMCD) which is based on an established taxing district where all property owners in the district pay a tax (separate item on the tax bill) for mosquito control services year round. Residents in the taxing district can click here to submit a request for service online.
Incorporated municipalities (Deltona, DeBary, Orange City, Lake Helen, DeLand, Pierson) located on the west side of the county have annual service contracts with Volusia County Mosquito Control that are limited by a fixed amount of funding. Property owners in these cities must contact their city representative listed below to request mosquito control service and the city must authorize the service prior to county delivery.
DeBary – Alan Williamson 386-668-2040 x323 or email@example.com
DeLand – Kim Grebosz 386-626-7190 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Deltona – Buffy Osborne 386-878-8982 or email@example.com
Lake Helen – Lee Evett 386-228-2358 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Orange City – Krista Hurd 386-775-5447 or email@example.com
Pierson – Carmen Spleorzi 386-749-2661 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Unincorporated areas outside the EVMCD and not within a west-side city limit receive mosquito control services however, it is limited by a fixed amount of funding from the Municipal Service District (MSD). Residents in the MSD can click here to submit a request for service online.
If you are unsure, please call our office at 386-424-2920 or email email@example.com with your address and we can look up which service area applies to you.
View Online Webmap of Spray Operations - Click Here
Adulticide spray operations are planned daily based on surveillance data and not on a routine schedule. This online webmap shows both planned and recently completed spray operations. Click on the sprayed area in the map to see the exact treatment date. Planned operations will typically be updated by 3 p.m. each day.