The City partners with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) to control the population of mosquitoes in Whitehall. Learn about FCPH's mosquito management program, upcoming sprayings in Whitehall, how to report mosquito populations and how to fight the bite here. More detailed information is available on Franklin County Public Health's Mosquito Control website.
Upcoming Sprayings in Whitehall
- July 1, 2021: Due to a West Nile Virus positive test result from mosquitoes caught in traps set on June 27, Franklin County Public Health will spray the Whitehall West Zone on Thursday, July 1 beginning at 9 p.m. (weather permitting). As per the Spraying Map below, the Whitehall West Zone includes the area west of Yearling Road north of Etna Road, as well as the area west of Hamilton Road, south of Etna Road.
- Spraying of Fireworks Viewing Area: Franklin County Public Health is spraying the fireworks viewing area to help prevent mosquitoes at the special event. Please continue to use personal protective measures to "Fight the Bite" including use of an EPA registered insect repellent.
- To receive an alert when the next spraying is scheduled, please subscribe to Whitehall E-Update.
FCPH's Mosquito Management Plan
FCPH has built their mosquito program based on principals of integrated pest management (IPM). IPM is a comprehensive approach to pest management that focuses on prevention, education, and controlling pests at their most vulnerable stage while minimizing hazards to the environment.