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  • Adult Mosquito Control Operation

    Adult Mosquito Control Operations – Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northbrook, Northfield, Skokie, Wilmette and Winnetka on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM, weather permitting.

    The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated are:
    MAP A-03    Glencoe (East of Green Bay Rd. Only)
    MAP A-07    Glencoe & Winnetka (East of Green Bay Rd. Only)
    MAP A-09    Northbrook
    MAP A-13    Glencoe, Northfield & Winnetka
    MAP A-14    Winnetka
    MAP B-01    Glenview & Northbrook
    MAP B-02    Glenview
    MAP B-06    Glenview, Northfield, Wilmette & Winnetka
    MAP B-07    Wilmette & Winnetka
    MAP B-15    Wilmette (North of Isabella St. Only)
    MAP C-03    Morton Grove & Skokie
    MAP C-08    Evanston (East of Chicago Ave.)
    MAP C-10    Morton Grove & Niles
    MAP C-15    Evanston (East of Chicago Ave.)
    MAP C-17    Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles & Skokie

    Please click here for additional information.

  • First West Nile Positive

     

    June 23, 2016

    West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes Found in Evanston

    The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has found the first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes to occur in our traps in Evanston this year.

    A batch of mosquitoes, collected on June 22, 2016, from a NSMAD trap in Evanston, tested positive for West Nile virus in our lab on June 23.

    This year, WNV positive batches of mosquitoes have also been found in NSMAD traps located in Glenview, Kenilworth and Skokie.

    While the risk of being infected with West Nile virus is low at this time of year, the NSMAD recommends that residents take personal protection measures to minimize mosquito bites including: using insect repellent, wearing loose fitting clothing and avoiding peak mosquito feeding times during the hours around dawn and dusk. Residents are urged to examine their property and eliminate any items that can hold water, particularly smaller items that may be easily overlooked.

    Remember, if it can hold water, it can breed mosquitoes.

  • Surveillance Update

     

    June 22, 2016

    Click below to see the NSMAD Weekly Report for the period June 12 – June 18, 2016.

    NSMAD Weekly Report – Week 25

  • Operations Update

     

    Updated May 3, 2016

    The NSMAD  recently drafted a formal Zika Virus Operational Plan. Please click here to read more.

    What You Need To Know About Zika Virus

    Please be assured that the NSMAD is prepared to control any species of mosquitoes that could potentially transmit illnesses to humans should they appear in our area.

Our Mission

We work to reduce and control the regional mosquito population so as to decrease the probability of mosquito borne illness and minimize the negative impact mosquitoes have on the quality of life in the District.

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