FAQs

What is a vector?

An organism, typically a biting insect or tick, that transmits a disease or parasite from one animal or plant to another.

What are you doing?

Typically a vector control agent will be on the property checking for or treating a potential breeding site.

Who are you?

A county municipality which mandates the control or elimination of mosquito populations in Columbia County.

https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/chapter/452

What does it cost?

We are a special district within Columbia county. There is no direct out of pocket costs for our services but we draw from a tax base that is taken from yearly property taxes of county residents.