Division of Environmental Health

Fairfax County, Virginia


TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Pieter A. Sheehan, REHS,
Director, Division of Environmental Health

Disease Carrying Insects Program

The bite of an infected mosquito, tick or other disease carrying insect may result in a life-changing illness, such as West Nile virus or Lyme disease. Protect yourself against mosquito bites and tick bites — it's the best way to avoid the diseases mosquitoes and ticks may carry.


Learn how to protect yourself and your family from diseases spread by mosquitoes.


Get tips for preventing ticks bites and diseases spread by ticks.

Program Activities

Learn about the work we do to help protect county residents from diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks.

Educational Materials

Get free materials to educate children and adults about mosquitoes and ticks and the disease they can spread.