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What is a Vector?

vector is a carrier of a pathogen ("germ")  that can be spread to people. The types of vector issues vary by geographic region.

The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District primarily controls for mosquitoes in its jurisdiction. 

Do you need help with...?

Bees? Please contact your city or the LA County Agricultural Commissioner of Weights and Measures – (626) 575-5471 or their Bee Hotline at 1-800-BEE-WARY (1-800-233-9279). You may also contact a local beekeeper.

Asian Giant Hornets? Contact California Dept. of Food and Agriculture or call 1-800-491-1899.

Rodents? Contact LA County Department of Health Services, Vector Management Program – (626) 430-5461. For Pasadena residents, contact the Pasadena Citizen Service Center at (626) 744-7311.