How does the county determine the areas to spray?

Georgetown County Mosquito Control uses data from multiple sources for making spraying decisions. Mosquito Control has light traps placed throughout the County to collect Mosquitoes. The information obtained from checking these traps, amount of rainfall, number of calls, known problem areas and physical inspections by Mosquito Control personnel all contribute to help determine the areas to be sprayed.

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1. What can I do to protect myself from biting mosquitoes?
2. What can I do to reduce the mosquito population in the areas around my home?
3. What actions should I take if I see a dead bird?
4. How can I request the spraying of an area for mosquitoes?
5. How does the county determine the areas to spray?
6. Does Georgetown County use airplanes to spray for mosquitoes?
7. What chemicals do you spray? Are they harmful to me or my pets?