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  • Vector Control Division

    For more information or to file a complaint
    (520) 724-7908
    Consumer Health and Food Safety Vector Control Division perform several jobs related to controlling the spread of disease through animal vectors and within public or semi-public facilities and businesses in Pima County.

    Mosquito Control

    • Conducting mosquito surveillance throughout Pima County
    • Setting routine & complaint driven traps
    • Testing captured mosquitoes for transmittable disease
    • Provide mosquito-eating fish (Gila Topminnow) for mosquito control

    Bee/Wasp/Fly Complaints

    • Investigates all feral bee, wasp, and fly complaints in public spaces

    Bed Bugs

    • Investigate bed bug complaints in public settings
    • Bed bug complaints in rental units fall under Pima County Code 8.40.010
      • all parties, including the occupant are responsible for the bed bug treatment and removal in rental units. Landlord tenant issues shall be addressed to the Arizona Department of Housing.

    Roaches/Rodents

    • Investigate roach and rodent complaints in hotels, motels, and other public settings
    • Roach/Rodent complaints in rental housing falls under Pima County Code 8.40.010
      • all parties, including the occupant are responsible for the bed bug treatment and removal in rental units. Landlord tenant issues shall be addressed to the Arizona Department of Housing.

    Inquiries to the Arizona Department of Housing can be made following the link https://housing.az.gov/arizona-residential-landlord-tenant-act 

    The Pima County Health Department does not respond to mold complaints. The health department does not have the legal authority to respond to mold complaints. If the problem exists with someone who rents or leases, we recommend seeking legal action through the Arizona Landlord-Tenant Act. If the owner or renter wants testing and remediation, they should contact a private mold expert.
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    Health Department Consumer Health and Food Safety

    3950 S. Country Club Road
    Ste. 100
    Tucson, Arizona 85714

    Phone: (520) 724-7908
    Fax: (520) 724-9597
    Email: CHFS@pima.gov

    Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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