Nuisance Pests and Vectors
The term vector refers to any animals, insects or organisms that are capable of transmitting disease. For information regarding common vectors (i.e. mosquitoes, ticks, bats, rats) in addition to nuisance or problem pests (i.e. bed bugs, spiders), you can click on the Illinois Department of Public Health links below.
Mosquitoes - http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hbmosquito.htm
Brown Recluse Spider
Entomology & Pest Management - http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/entpestfshts.htm
West Nile Virus - http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/wnv.htm
Zika Virus- http://www.cdc.gov/zika/