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
- Monday, September 20, 2021: Due to a West Nile Virus positive test result from September 19 in the Whitehall East zone, Franklin County Public Health will spray the Whitehall East Zone on Monday, September 20 beginning at 8:15 p.m. (weather permitting). As per the Spraying Map below, the Whitehall East Zone includes the area east of Yearling Road north of Etna Road, as well as the area east 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.