Can communities use other methods to control mosquitoes besides fogging?

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Can communities use other methods to control mosquitoes besides fogging?

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Yes. The components of a an effective mosquito control programs usually include (1) surveillance of mosquito and virus activity; (2) preventive control of mosquito larvae through reduction of standing water and treatment of water with larvicides; (3) personal protection through the use of mosquito repellents and proper clothing; and (4) control of adults with insecticides if other measures fail to keep the risk of West Nile virus or other mosquito borne illnesses below acceptable levels.

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