AMCD Proudly Announces the
11th Annual Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshop
The 11th Annual Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshop
will be held at the Anastasia Mosquito Control District (AMCD),
St. Augustine, Fl., March 25 - 27, 2014.
The workshop is organized and sponsored by AMCD and
USDA/ARS/Center for Medical, Agricultural,
and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Fl.
For more information, please contact:
Jodi Scott, Education Specialist at 904-471-3107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or Dr. Rui-de Xue, Director at email@example.com.
Tentative Program Agenda
Drain & Cover!
DRAIN standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying.
DISCARD: Old tires, bottles, cans, broken appliances and other items that aren't
EMPTY and CLEAN: Birdbaths and pet's water bowls at least once or twice a week.
PROTECT: Boats and vehicles from rain with tarps that don't accumulate water.
MAINTAIN: The water balance (pool chemistry) of swimming pools. Empty plastic
swimming pools when not in use.
COVER your skin with clothing and use mosquito repellant.
CLOTHING: If you must be outside when mosquitoes are active, cover up. Wear
shoes, socks, long pants, and sleeves.
REPELLENT: Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. Always use
repellents according to the label. Repellents with DEET, picaridin,
oil of lemon, eucalyptus, and IR3535 are effective. Use mosquito
netting to protect children younger than 2 months.
If you would like to schedule an educational event with us.
please call (904) 471-3107 or
FDOH and AMCD URGE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES
TO PREVENT MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESS
ST. AUGUSTINE: The Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County and
the Anastasia Mosquito Control District remind residents and visitors
to take proper precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.
DOH, St. Johns and the AMCD encourage everyone to take basic precautions to protect yourself from mosquito bites and and the diseases they carry by following the Department of Health's recommendations to
"DRAIN and COVER".
For more information on this release, please click HERE.
FOR FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
ST. JOHNS COUNTY MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESS ADVISORIES
Please visit DOH's Environmental Public Health website for
information on mosquito-borne illness advisories at:
or call the St. Johns County Health Department at 904-825-5055.
Here is a copy of a wonderful news video from over the summer that highlights some of the services that our organization provides. The Inspector Sprayer is Pat Kendrick.
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AMCD WINTER Work Schedule
Monday through Thursday
Base Station: 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
North & South Stations: 6:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
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NEXT BOARD MEETING
Regular Meeting - Thursday, March 13, 2014, 6:00 P.M.
Please click the Board Information tab at the right for the Agenda
(Available the Friday prior to the Board meeting).
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