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Lexington County administrative offices are open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vector Control

Our Mission: At Lexington County Vector Control, our mission is to safeguard the well-being of our community by providing effective and environmentally conscious solutions to mitigate vector-borne diseases. We are dedicated to proactive education, integrated pest management, and responsible vector control practices. Through a commitment to scientific principles and community engagement, we aim to protect the health and environment of Lexington County, ensuring a safer and healthier future for all residents.

Definition: A VECTOR, as used here, typically refers to an animal, often an insect, capable of carrying a disease organism or parasite from one host to another.


  • Be proactive in response to current and future vector threats.
  • Respond effectively and courteously to the needs of the public.
  • Inform and educate the public about the shared responsibility of vector control.
  • Apply scientific principles to monitor, evaluate, and improve the ability to fulfill its mission.
  • Utilize the most environmentally sound integrated pest management techniques available for the control of vectors through surveillance, prevention, and abatement measures.
  • Meet and exceed all federal, state, and local compliances to reduce environmental impact.


  • Residential yard and property inspection for county citizens.
  • ULV fogging treatment.
  • Public education and outreach.

Location and Hours:

  • Vector Control is located on Ballpark Road in the County of Lexington compound across from the Lexington County Fire Training Center.
  • Hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday