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Report a Dead Bird

If you find a dead bird, and it appears to have died within the last 24 hours, carefully, and without touching the bird, place the carcass in a plastic bag and put it in a cool or shady place.

Between 7:00am and 3:00pm on Monday through Thursday, and 7:00am and 12:00pm on Friday, please contact:

Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District
13001 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, California 92843-2102

Telephone: (714) 971-2421, extension 117
E-mail: (redacted)

Please include a daytime phone number in the e-mail. We must speak with someone directly to coordinate a pick-up.

After hours and on weekends and holidays, we will return the call as soon as possible.

For Info Concerning West Nile Virus in Humans:

Orange County Health Care Agency
Telephone: 714.834.8024
Web Site:

Additional West Nile Virus Information

California West Nile Surveillance Information Center
Web Site:

Centers for Disease Control
English: 888.246.2857
Spanish: 888.246.2857
TTY: 888.874.2646
Telephone: 970.221.6496
Web Site: