Mosquito Research & Control Unit

Cayman Islands Government

Welcome

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) was established in 1965 to suppress mosquito populations so as to minimise discomfort from mosquito biting. To protect residents and visitors from mosquito-borne disease, and thereby enhance the quality of life and promote the economy of the Cayman Islands.

MRCU Tips

How to Avoid Mosquito Bites


- Stay Indoors at dawn & dusk
- Cover up by wearing long pants & sleeves
- Use insect repellent
- Screen in outdoor deck & porch areas
- Screen in exterior doors & windows

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