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HUNTERDON COUNTY HEALTH
 
MOSQUITO & VECTOR CONTROL SERVICES:
WEST NILE VIRUS
About WNV
Should Hunterdon Be Concerned about WNV?
Staying Ahead of WNV
West Nile & Mosquito Spray Schedule
Commonly Used Pesticdes
 
BLACK FLY CONTROL
Black Fly (Gnat) Treatment Schedule
Black Fly (Gnat) Survey
 
BED BUGS
Guidelines for the Prevention and Control
Las Chinches De Cama
Photographs of Bed Bugs and Bed Bug Bites
 
 

The Web Hunterdon
 

George F. Wagner, Director of Public Safety
Karen B. DeMarco, Health Officer
Tadhgh Rainey, Division Head - Health

908-788-1351
health@co.hunterdon.nj.us

314 State Route 12
County Complex, Building #1
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900


 

WELCOME TO THE HUNTERDON COUNTY
DIVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES - MOSQUITO & VECTOR CONTROL


In compliance with Section 9.10 of the New Jersey Pesticide Control Code (N.J.A.C. Title 7, Chapter 30) notice is hereby given that the Hunterdon County Department of Health, Route 12 County Complex Flemington, NJ 08822 will be applying insecticides for the control of larval black flies on an area wide basis in Hunterdon County, as needed, during the period of ____________ through ____________. The Hunterdon County Department of Health will also be applying insecticides for the control of adult mosquitoes, on an area wide basis in Hunterdon County as needed, during the period of ___________ through _______________.

The insecticide to be used for larval black flies [with active ingredient (a.i.) Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis] will be Vectobac 12AS (EPA reg #73049-38) applied according to product labeling. The products to be used in adult mosquito control could be Scourge 4+12 [a.i. resmethrin and piperonyl butoxide (PBO)] (EPA reg #432-716), Scourge 18+54 (a.i. resmethrin and PBO)(EPA reg #432-667), Atrapa VCP (a.i. malathion) (EPA reg #1812-407), Anvil 2+2 (a.i sumithrin)( EPA reg #1021-1687-8329), and Zenivex E20 (a.i. Etofenprox)( EPA reg #2724-791). All products will be applied with truck-mounted or handheld equipment (nothing by aircraft).

All persons interested in obtaining additional information regarding these activities may call the program coordinator, Mr. Tadhgh Rainey (Pesticide License # 24344B) at (908) 788-1351, Rte 12 Complex, Flemington, NJ 08822 or by visiting the Hunterdon County Website: www.co.hunterdon.nj.us.

“Upon request the pesticide applicator or applicator business 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 that time.” In order for health department officials to correctly identify these areas, residents should indicate the name, street address and phone number at the residence, and should make such requests annually (no deadline is required) in writing or by email.

For routine health inquiries or pesticide exposure information please contact the National Pesticide Information Center at 1-800-858-7378. For emergencies relating to pesticides contact the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System at 1-800-222-1222. Contact “this number for pesticide regulation information, pesticide complaints, and health referrals” 1-609-984-6507 (NJ Pesticide Control Program),

Information on the pesticide(s) listed above.


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