Mosquito Control & Bite Prevention
Miami Dade County residents experiencing a mosquito nuisance are encouraged to:
- Call 311
- Report the problem online, select Property and choose Mosquitoes from the drop-down menu.
Resident complaints are serviced either by truck spraying, aerial spraying or by site inspections, depending upon the location and the season of the year.
Drain and Cover
Prevent the sting and spread of mosquitoes — Drain and Cover
Drain any standing sprinkler or rain water from outside the house, and learn other ways to keep water clean to avoid mosquitoes.
Cover your skin with socks, shoes, long pants and long sleeves when mosquitoes are active. Cover doors and windows with screens, and use repellent on bare skin.
- Read the Drain and Cover flyer
- Read more about protecting yourself from mosquito bites
Mosquito Bite Prevention
Using Environmental Protection Agency approved insect repellents is just part of mosquito bite prevention. Please see this flyer from Florida Health to learn more.