Mosquito Control

Department Function

To provide temporary and permanent control methods for the abatement of adult biting mosquitoes. Our integrated pest management system incorporates:

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  • Education
  • Identification
  • Larviciding
  • Source reduction
  • Surveillance

Mosquito Control has a phone hotline (843-545-3615), with which county residents can report mosquito problems and ask for help locating and eliminating mosquito breeding areas on their property. If Mosquito Control inspectors find a potential breeding source, the property owner is given advice on personal protection and elimination of the breeding source.

Attention, Beekeepers:

GeorgetownA bee covered in pollen hovers near a flower County takes very seriously our efforts to save beneficial insects, specifically the bee colonies in our county. If you are a beekeeper and would like to register with the Mosquito Control Division, please call the Mosquito Control Hotline at 843-545-3615 or email Mosquito Control. You will be added to the "Call Before an Aerial Spray" list and you will be provided a "Do Not Spray" sign to be placed at your hive's location to alert the Spray Truck Drivers to turn off the sprayers near the hive.

Learn More About What We Do

Georgetown County Mosquito Control's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program:

  • Primary goal is to protect public health from diseases transmitted by mosquitoes.
  • Our prevention and control strategies and methods are based on sound science.

We are committed to protecting families by:

  • Educating the public to protect themselves and take an active role in the reduction of mosquito populations;
  • Eliminating mosquito egg-laying sources; and
  • Applying safe, effective EPA-registered insecticides when needed.

To request service, please call our hotline at 843-545-3615.

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Download our Mosquito Control brochure

Spray Truck Schedule

Georgetown County Mosquito Control Truck Spraying has concluded for the 2023 season. Thank you for your consideration and support throughout the spray season. The mosquito control staff will continue to collect data and take the necessary measures to help control mosquito populations during the winter months. Please have a safe and happy holiday season!

Mosquito Control Truck Spraying will resume in the spring of 2024. For more information about Georgetown County Mosquito Control operations, please continue to check this website.

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