Disease Carrying Insects Program Information
The County has a number of educational and informational materials regarding West Nile virus and prevention that are available free of charge to the public. Click here to access these materials.
Community Outreach Events
The West Nile Virus and Mosquito Management Program staff is committed to working in the community. During "Mosquito Season" our dedicated staff members can routinely be found at fairs, festivals, parades, concerts and other public events offering advice and answering questions about mosquitoes and West Nile virus. To see us in action click here.
Need a speaker or display at your next community event? Give us a BUZZ at 703-246-8931 or send us an e-mail and we may be able to help out.
- Bhalala H. & Arias JR. (2008) The Zumba mosquito trap: A novel surveillance tool for host-seeking mosquitoes. (Poster presented at the American Mosquito Control Association, 74th Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada March 2-6, 2008).
- Meeraus, W., Johnson JS. & Arias, JR. (2007) Field Comparison of Novel and Industry Standard Traps for Collecting Aedes albopictus in Northern Virginia. (Poster presented at the American Mosquito Control Association, 73rd Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida March 1-5, 2007).
Fairfax County Disease
Carrying Insects Annual Report and Plan of Action
The Fairfax County West Nile Virus Annual Report and Plan of Action (PDF) reviews activities of the West Nile Virus Surveillance Program of Fairfax County for each year, and present plans for developing a sustained surveillance program for future years that will help monitor mosquito populations and minimize the risk of West Nile virus and other mosquito borne diseases in subsequent years.
- 2012 Annual Report and Plan of Action for 2013
- 2011 Annual Report and Plan of Action for 2012
- 2010 Annual Report and Plan of Action for 2011
- 2009 Annual Report and Plan of Action for 2010
- 2008 Annual Report and Plan of Action for 2009
- 2007 Annual Report and Plan of Action for 2008
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Study
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Virginia Department Of Health
- Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments -West Niles Information
- USGS - West Niles Maps
- Audubon - Birds and West Nile Virus
- EPA- Using Insect Repellents Safely
- U.S. Department of Agriculture