Vector Management

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Image of a mouse and a mosquitoVector refers to an animal or insect that is capable of transmitting disease OR is a public health nuisance.

The Richardson Health Department works with Code Enforcement to manage the outbreak of dangerous pathogens by attempting to manage the mosquito and rodent populations through strict Code Enforcement and surveillance.

Citizens are encouraged to learn how to eliminate breeding areas for these vectors around their homes and yards.

Follow the link below for more information on specific vectors: