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Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:10am
Mosquito Life Cycle

Mosquito Life Cycle

The Cattaraugus County Department of Health may conduct aerial spraying to kill mosquito larvae in breeding areas located in the townships of: Allegany, Carrollton, Great Valley, Olean, Portville and Salamanca.

Cattaraugus County Mosquito Spraying Areas - Map Viewer

The viewer below identifies areas within Cattaraugus County where larvicide spraying could occur.  Larvicide spraying only occurs when routine larvae monitoring indicates that an exceptional number of larvae are present in surface water bodies (i.e. ponds & wetlands) representing possible public health concerns. Read more

Public Health Hazards

Everyday, you are exposed to many types of environmental contaminants and possibly disease carrying agents.  Some of these cause a great deal of anxiety for residents like cockroaches, but others like lead paint may go entirely unnoticed until a problem develops.  Being aware of these potential hazards and reducing the likelihood of exposure is important to safeguard your health.

The Environmental Health Division conducts several programs intended to reduce the risk of exposure to environmental hazards and control communicable disease carriers in Cattaraugus County. Read more

Insect Control

Bed BugsCDC - Bed Bug Life Cycle

Bed bugs are small blood sucking insects that infest indoor environments that feed on the people and other warm blooded animals.  They are not known to transit any diseases, although they can cause considerable distress to those experiencing problems with them.  Unlike many other household pests, bed bugs are not necessarily associated with unsanitary conditions.  Anyone can experience bed bug problems in Read more

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 9:08am
Mosquito Life Cycle

Mosquito Life Cycle

The Cattaraugus County Department of Health may conduct aerial spraying to kill mosquito larvae in breeding areas located in the townships of: Allegany, Carrollton, Great Valley, Olean, Portville and Salamanca.

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 4:10pm
Mosquito Life Cycle

Mosquito Life Cycle

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 4:48pm
Mosquito Life Cycle

Mosquito Life Cycle

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 1:42pm

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Mosquito Control

In addition to being a seasonal source of annoyance for many Cattaraugus County residents, some mosquitoes can also carry certain diseases which could pose a hazard to public health.  Although mosquitoes can transmit various viruses, West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are the two of primary concern in New York State. Read more

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 8:47am

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

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