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We monitor and control mosquito-borne diseases

The Surveillance Department monitors the abundance of disease-carrying insects and occurrences of vector-borne diseases, as well as all technical aspects of the overall program.

The disease surveillance program serves as an early warning system in the detection of mosquito-borne viruses that can infect people and animals. Testing for the presence of viruses and other pathogens in mosquitoes and wild birds helps identify disease transmission before human cases occur.