It’s important to protect your family from mosquito-borne illnesses. The best way to control the mosquito population in Broken Arrow is by not allowing them to breed in the first place.

It’s also important to protect yourself against mosquito bites, by wearing long sleeves and pants when possible and using mosquito repellent containing DEET when outside


  • Prevent items such as buckets and tarps from holding standing water. 
  • Empty your outdoor pet's water bowl and refill daily. 
  • Rinse, scrub, and refill birdbaths weekly. 
  • Empty plastic wading pools weekly and store indoors when not in use. 
  • Regularly maintain swimming pools and outdoor hot tubs. 
  • Empty water from the pool and hot tub covers weekly. 
  • Store boats covered or upside down. 
  • Regularly check for clogged rain gutters and clean them if needed. 
  • Repair leaky lawn irrigation spouts. 


Due to federal regulations, the City must first prove there is a mosquito problem before crews can treat the requested area. Information is collected on a weekly basis from permanent trapping sites, and that data helps determine whether treatment is warranted. Report a mosquito problem online at, or call the Tulsa Health Department at 918-595-4219.