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Phone: 757-890-3790   TDD: 757-890-3621 

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WHY WE DO IT

PUBLIC HEALTH
Mosquito Borne Viruses

MEET THE MOSQUITO OF THE MONTH

         

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Mosquito Control
145 Goodwin Neck Road
PO Box 532
Yorktown, VA 23692-0532  

Phone: 757-890-3790
TDD: 757-890-3621
FAX: 757-890-3794
SPRAY HOTLINE: 757-890-3793
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WHO WE ARE

Betsy Hodson, Biologist
Elizabeth Hodson, Operations Superintendent

Elizabeth “Betsy” Hodson, hired as York County Mosquito Control Biologist 2012, now is the Operations Superintendent. She is a graduate of Christopher Newport University and holds a BA in Biology . She taught in the public school system as well as at the Virginia Living Museum. Elizabeth served on the board of the Tidewater Mosquito Vector Control Council and has participated in AMCA's Washington Days event in 2013-2015. Elizabeth is a certified Master Oyster Gardner and Virginia Master Naturalist.  She is a licensed Commercial and Public Health Pesticide Applicator. She is Virginia state certified as a Stormwater Inspector.  She continuously researches green mosquito control methods.

 

Michelle Slosser, Mosquito Control Biologist

Michelle Slosser, Mosquito Control biologist, has been serving the citizens of York County since the spring of 2015. She is a Virginia Beach native and a graduate of Christopher Newport University with a BS in Biology.  Michelle's focus is on wildlife and she has completed extensive research in this area.  She currently is the Vice President of the Tidewater Mosquito Vector Control Council. She is a certified Virginia Master Naturalist and a Newport News CERT volunteer.  She is the leader of York County’s mosquito monitoring program.
 

  Janice Gardner - Mosquito Control Technician

Janice Gardner, Mosquito Control Technician, is new to the county and graduated from James Madison University ’14. She has a BS in Geographic Science and brings several years of field experience to the county from collecting fish larvae to shorebird studies. Janice is a perfect asset to York County’s Mosquito Control.

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