Mosquitoes are more than just a pest—they can spread disease. The Health Department works with Northern Kentucky residents and businesses to help reduce exposure to mosquitoes and prevent those diseases associated with mosquito bites.
The Zika virus is most often transferred through the bite of an infected mosquito. The Health Department tracks cases of Zika among residents of Northern Kentucky and helps provide education for preventing the virus. Learn more.
West Nile Virus
West Nile can be a serious threat to human and animal health. The most serious effect of West Nile is fatal encephalitis, which is an inflammation of the brain, in humans and horses. West Nile also kills certain species of domestic and wild birds. Learn more.
In some instances, the Health Department may be able to implement measures to control the mosquito population in certain areas. If you have a concern about mosquito infestations in Boone, Campbell, Grant or Kenton Counties, please file a public health complaint.