Mosquito Dunks are a biological pesticide that kills mosquito larvae (lar-vee) or young that live in stagnant water. Place mosquito dunks in stagnant water ponds, ditches, or containers that hold water and have or will have mosquito larvae. The dunks will be effective for about a month.
Mosquito Dunk Locations
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic mosquito dunks are being distributed at 3 Locations: Fire Station #6, 300 Kings Fork Road East Suffolk Recreation Center, 138 South 6th Street Whaleyville Recreation Center,132 Robertson Street
Get updates on public building openings HERE. When buildings begin to open up we will make sure mosquito dunks are available for your retrieval.
Each household can receive a Mosquito Dunk packet once a month. The individual receiving the packetmust be 18 years old, show proper identification and give their name, address, phone number, and sign the signature sheet that follows the information sheet. Households that receive more than one package per month will forfeit their right to receive a Mosquito Dunk package the following month. You must read the label that is supplied with the Mosquito Dunk. Your signature on the signature sheet verifies that you have read the label and assume all responsibility regarding the application and use of this product.
The best way to use this product is to break up the dunk into small pieces. Use protective gloves while breaking the dunks into smaller pieces. Smaller pieces are easier to spread and allow you to cover more area as well as extending the use of your dunks. The label provided has more instructions for this product.
If you have any questions please feel free to call Suffolk Mosquito Control at 757-514-7608 or 757-514-7609.