Mosquito and Tick Control


Breeding Habitat Source Reduction

Information regarding breeding habitat source reduction for mosquitoes. This includes tires, fountains, rain gutters and more.

Tick and Insect Repellents

Information about how to use tick and insect repellents and information for at risk populations on how to use them safely.

DHS has information on West Nile Virus, Arboviral diseases, and Tickborne diseases.  For tips on keeping your yard safe and healthy for children, see the Healthy Yard factsheet (PDF, 315 KB).

If you have further questions about how to control habitat where mosquitoes can breed or wish to report a site you think may constitute a breeding site for mosquitoes, contact your local health department.

For health related questions, contact the Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health,  PO Box 2659, Madison, WI 53701-2659, 608-266-1120.

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Last Revised: February 10, 2015