4/23/2019 - Mosquito Control Public Notice
Mosquito Control is everyone's responsibility; please do your part by preventing mosquitoes from breeding on your property. For more information on mosquitoes and mosquito control contact the Bergen County Mosquito Control Program at 201-634-2880 or 201-634-2881 and or visit our website at https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/mosquito-control.
In compliance with Section 9.10 of the New Jersey Pesticide Control Code (N.J.A.C. Title 7 Chapter 30) the Bergen County Department of Public Works -Mosquito Control Division, Jerome Avenue, Paramus New Jersey 07653 will be applying pesticides for the control and reduction of adult mosquito populations on an area-wide basis as needed throughout BERGEN COUNTY during the period from April 30, 2019 to October 31, 2019.
The pesticides used will be those recommended by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) for the control of adult mosquitoes which includes: DUET (Active Ingredients: Prallethrin and trans-chrysanthemate), Zenivex (Active Ingredient: etofenprox 20%), Fyfanon (Active Ingredient: Malathion), Scourge (Active Ingredients: Resmethrin) applied ONLY by ground using truckmounted Ultra Low Volume (ULV) equipment. UNLESS in an extreme emergency where we may utilize the above by helicopter. All applications will be according to product labeling and NJAES recommendations.
In case of any pesticide emergency please contact the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System at 1-800-222-1222; or the National Pesticide Information Center at 1-800-858-7378 for routine pesticide-related health inquiries.
Upon request the Bergen County Mosquito Control shall provide a resident with notification at least 12 hours prior to the application. Except for Quarantine and Disease Vector Control only, when conditions necessitate pesticide applications sooner than the 12 hours. The phone number for updated information on time and location of applications is 201-225-7000; and those seeking further information regarding the Bergen County
Mosquito Control activities are requested to contact Warren Staudinger, Division Director (NJCPA License #58053A) at (201) 634-2880 or (201) 634-2881. The information is also posted on the County website at https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/mosquito-control
For information on pesticide regulations, pesticide complaints and health referrals contact the New Jersey Pesticide Control Program at 1-609-984-6568.