Rodent & Pest Control


The Loudoun County Health Department enforces nuisance regulations and provides expert advice on insect, rodent, and similar environmental problems.

Rodent Problems

Diseases and other problems associated with rodents, include:

  • Fleas and ticks that feed on disease-infected rodents can pass those diseases, such as Lyme disease, to humans
  • Rodents can contaminate food supplies with their feces and urine
  • Wild and domestic rodents have been reported to harbor and spread as many as 200 human pathogens either directly or indirectly

View tips to control rodents for guidelines to eliminate rats and mice.