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Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Acts to Prioritize Mosquito Control Funding

In December, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, led by Supervisors Hahn and Barger, introduced a motion to prioritize mosquito control and abatement. The motion directed the County’s Office of Legislative and Governmental Affairs to support legislation to increase funding for mosquito control and disease research, expand the authority and...

New Addition to Compton Creek’s Mosquito Abatement District's Fighting Arsenal

The Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District is pleased to announce the addition of another piece of equipment to our toolbox – a hand-held fogger for emergency mosquito spraying. This new piece of equipment, priced at $3,000, joins the District’s existing truck-mounted heavy-duty fogger and our 2007 Jeep with a larvicide tank – each has a...

Compton Celebrates Mosquito Awareness Day, Already Planning for 2018

Our mission at the Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District (District) is to protect the public’s health, safety, and welfare from mosquito-borne diseases. A critical element in the success of our mission is through partnerships with local communities to ensure that they are educated...

A DAY OF GIVING IN COMPTON: (TURKEY GIVE-AWAY)

On November 18th, 2017, the Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District (CCMAD) teamed up with Compton Councilwoman and CCMAD Trustee Janna Zurita to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys to more than 500 families and residents at Gonzales Park.

The Life Cycle of a Mosquito - FULL LIFE CYCLE VIDEO #DumpandDrain

As we review the various stages of a mosquito’s life cycle, it is important to remember that there is a huge difference in the behavior between male and female mosquitoes. Female mosquitoes are the only ones that bite humans, animals, and mammals in order to draw blood to fertilize their eggs. When we think of mosquitoes as a Public...

Invasive Aedes Mosquito Discovered in Long Beach for First Time 2017

Two invasive Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes were discovered for the first time in Long Beach last week. The Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District (District) joined a dozen members of the Long Beach Health Department (LBHD) in going door to door for property inspections in North Long Beach.

Compton Creek Cleanup Restores Critical Waterflow

Contractors with the Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District (CCMAD) began removing vegetation and debris clogging the Compton Creek this week. Clearing the debris will restore water flow and eliminate a large stagnant pool – an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes.
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