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  • Informational


    May 23, 2017

    The Illinois Department of Public Health as released their annual statement about the importance of protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illness. Read it here.

  • Informational


    March 28, 2016

    The NSMAD’s Annual Report for 2016 is now available.

    Please click on the link to view or download a PDF file.

    NSMAD Annual Report 2016

  • News


    February 23, 2017

    NSMAD to participate in CDC Regional Center of Excellence

    The NSMAD is pleased to announce our participation in the Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Disease, a consortium of universities and public agencies with the ultimate goal of helping to prevent diseases spread by mosquitoes, ticks and other vectors.

    A grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the amount of $10 million, was awarded to a group led by the University of Wisconsin. Collaborators include the University of Illinois, Michigan State University, Loyola Chicago University, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University and University of Iowa. In addition to the NSMAD, The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District in St. Paul, MN is the other vector control agency participating.

    Please click the following links for official information from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois.

  • Zika Virus Information


    Updated Spetember 21, 2016

    The NSMADĀ  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.


You can help us minimize your exposure to mosquito bites by reporting standing water and dead birds.