Our Mission


Our Mission

Mission Statement

“To safeguard the health and comfort of the citizens of San Mateo County through a planned program to monitor and reduce mosquitoes and other vectors.”


  • Prevent the emergence of biting adult mosquitoes by applying control to the larval stage.
  • Monitor adult mosquito populations to uncover new sites of larval development and assess the effectiveness of control.
  • Monitor the distribution of vector-borne diseases and prevent the occurrence of these diseases among district residents.
  • Evaluate new pesticides and methods of control for mosquitoes.
  • Increase public awareness of District services with an active educational program.