Aedes aegypti

Aedes aegypti

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An invasive species has made its way into Merced County. Aedes aegypti are aggressive day biters found in urban areas. Both species lay eggs in small sources of water. This species of mosquito is a major annoyance and public health threat as they can potentially spread diseases including Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. Please use the links and information below to learn more about the Aedes aegyptimosquito and what you can do to help.

18-05 MCMAD Press Release - Download pdf.

17-3 MCMAD Press Release - Download pdf.

Aedes aegypti Fact Sheet - Download pdf.

Invasive Mosquito Brochure - Download pdf.

Mosquito Bite Prevention -  Download pdf.

Helpful Links:

Aedes Distribution Map

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Aedes-aegypti-and-Aedes-albopictus-mosquitoes.aspx