Diagnose and Investigate
Diagnose and investigate environmental public health problems and health hazards in the community
Diagnose and investigate activities to assist in identifying health problems and health hazards in the community. Joint investigations with environmental health, epidemiology and laboratory must be conducted for vector disease outbreaks, patterns of infectious disease and injuries, environmental hazards, and other health threats.
Vector program activities that fit into Essential Service #2 include, but aren’t limited to:
- Utilize mosquito traps and other vector surveillance methods
- Utilize electronic collection forms for inspections and citizen complaints
- Communicate to community and clinical health that disease is active in the community
- Communicate to community treatment methods, areas, and times
Health Department Online Complaint Forms
Environmental/ Mosquito Complaint form Tulsa Health Department
Environmental Services Complaint form Maricopa County, AZ
Online Report Form West Allis, WI
Sample Notice of Inspection for Ticks Download and customize this form to meet your department's needs.
Sample Notice of Inspection Rodents Download and customize this form to meet your department's needs.
Sample Notice of Inspection Mosquitos Download and customize this form to meet your department's needs.
Service Request or Complaint Form Download and customize this form to meet your department's needs.
Fight the Bite App Allows residents Beaufort County, SC to access mosquito control information, the ability to submit Service or Inspection requests, as well as information on recognizing mosquito breeding sources on your property. Also provides important information on when and how to submit dead birds for West Nile Virus testing.
Harris County Mosquito Surveillance/ Control Map An interactive map of mosquito borne disease activity in Harris County, TX
Mosquito Trap comparison and utility grid to compare the various types of traps.
Tick Encounter Resource Center A page with information for identifying ticks and tracking tick activity from the University of Rhode Island
Mosquito Trap How-To Videos:
BG Sentinel 2 Mosquito Trap: Assembly, Placement and Operation Mosquito Monitoring: Working with the BG-Sentinel with CO2 An Easy, Affordable Mosquito Trap: The Passive BG-GAT against Gravid Aedes Mosquitoes
- Setting and Checking a Gravid Trap
CDC Miniature Light Trap Setup