Integrated Vector Management Program

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Integrated vector management includes education, surveillance, disease diagnostics, source reduction, and source treatment. The Vector Control Program (VCP) is a countywide program, within the County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health and Quality (DEHQ), that works to protect the public from vectors and the diseases they transmit with a balanced, data-driven integrated vector management strategy.

Integrated vector management uses a balanced and “lightest touch” combination of methods to reduce the risk of vector-borne diseases while minimizing effects on the environment. These methods include Public Education, Surveillance and Monitoring, Disease Diagnostics, Source Reduction, and Source Treatment.

The VCP is currently preparing a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) to evaluate potential environmental effects of an enhanced Integrated Vector Management Program (IVMP) in order to best target new and emerging vector problems, safeguard the environment, and protect public health.

LEARN MORE: You are encouraged to attend one of our upcoming public meetings. You can also visit our webpage to learn more about the Vector Control Program or Integrated Vector Management, or ask us a question below.

STAY INFORMED: To sign up for email updates on the Integrated Vector Management Program and the Program Environmental Impact Report, please click here to subscribe.

ASK US YOUR QUESTIONS: We want to hear from you! Do you have questions about Integrated Vector Management? Use the "Ask a Question" tool below.

Integrated vector management includes education, surveillance, disease diagnostics, source reduction, and source treatment. The Vector Control Program (VCP) is a countywide program, within the County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health and Quality (DEHQ), that works to protect the public from vectors and the diseases they transmit with a balanced, data-driven integrated vector management strategy.

Integrated vector management uses a balanced and “lightest touch” combination of methods to reduce the risk of vector-borne diseases while minimizing effects on the environment. These methods include Public Education, Surveillance and Monitoring, Disease Diagnostics, Source Reduction, and Source Treatment.

The VCP is currently preparing a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) to evaluate potential environmental effects of an enhanced Integrated Vector Management Program (IVMP) in order to best target new and emerging vector problems, safeguard the environment, and protect public health.

LEARN MORE: You are encouraged to attend one of our upcoming public meetings. You can also visit our webpage to learn more about the Vector Control Program or Integrated Vector Management, or ask us a question below.

STAY INFORMED: To sign up for email updates on the Integrated Vector Management Program and the Program Environmental Impact Report, please click here to subscribe.

ASK US YOUR QUESTIONS: We want to hear from you! Do you have questions about Integrated Vector Management? Use the "Ask a Question" tool below.

  • Video Recording Available Now

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    The Vector Control Program held several virtual informational meetings on November 2 and November 8, 2022. The meetings explained how the Vector Control Program protects San Diego County residents from vectors (animals such as mosquitoes that can spread diseases to people) using integrated vector management, as well as about an upcoming review (Program Environmental Impact Report) of an enhanced version of our program to ensure our efforts remain environmentally friendly.

    A recording of the presentation can be viewed here: VIDEO - Informational Meeting November 2022

    You can continue to ask us your questions here on Engage San Diego County.

  • Learn How The Vector Control Program Protects Your Health

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    We invite you to join us for one of several virtual informational meetings to learn about how the Vector Control Program protects San Diego County residents from vectors (animals such as mosquitoes that can spread diseases to people) using integrated vector management, as well as about an upcoming review of an enhanced version of our program (Program Environmental Impact Report) to ensure our efforts remain environmentally friendly.

    Below are the Zoom links for each meeting – click the link at the start of the meeting to join.

    Date

    Time

    Zoom Link

    November 2, 2022

    10:00-11:00 am

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86876175778

    November 2, 2022

    6:00-7:00 pm

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82730229451

    November 8, 2022

    10:00-11:00 am

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84334786094

    November 8, 2022

    3:00-4:00 pm

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89734921727


    If you have general questions or would like to request translation services for the meetings in a language other than English, including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Arabic, Persian (incl. Farsi, Dari), Korean, Somali, or Tagalog (incl. Filipino), please notify us with the date/time of the meeting you will be attending and the language requested no later than October 19, 2022, by emailing ivmp@sdcounty.ca.gov or calling (858) 694-2888.

    The presentation will be recorded and provided on the integrated vector management webpage. Engage San Diego County can also be accessed to learn more about integrated vector management, ask questions, and get updates about the upcoming Program Environmental Impact Report.


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