Phone: (925) 687-9961
Clubhouse: (925) 825-0250
We have been receiving reports of increase mice and rat activity throughout the community. This recent surge in rodent activity is not unique to just CHOA – Contra Costa County also confirmed that it is currently noticing a big increase in the number of requests it’s getting for rat and mouse service.
Per the County’s Mosquito and Vector Control District, an increase in rodent activity around the start of fall makes sense as it’s that time of year when temperatures get cooler and rats and mice would rather be inside where it’s warm and dry than outside where it’s cool and sometimes rainy.
The county has the following recommendations for making your property less attractive to rodents:
Remove places where rats and mice can find shelter outside
Remove potential food or water sources for rats and mice
The Mosquito and Vector Control District public health service involves inspection and advice regarding rodent activity. County residents can request service by phone at 925-685-9301 or online at www.contracostamosquito.com. During the rat and mouse service, the District employee will:
Following the inspection, the District employee will make recommendations on what the resident should do to reduce the risk of rats and mice on their specific property. The recommendations are written down and provided to the resident.