Insects and rodent infestations

Rodent infestations can cause disease and costly damage to food.

Our public health inspectors are involved in responding to inquiries and investigating complaints related to infestations.

Infestations in homes may include:

How can I prevent an infestation?

There are various steps you can take to prevent pests from entering your home.

Outside your home:

To limit infestations of smaller pests, block, seal or caulk cracks and crevices around foundations and access points to wall cavities.

Inside your home:

How can Public Health help?

Public health inspectors at Public Health Sudbury & Districts are involved in the investigation of infestation complaints where health hazards may exist. If you would like to speak to a public health inspector about a possible infestation, you can submit your question or complaint electronically or call Public Health at 705.522.9200, ext. 464 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).

This item was last modified on April 18, 2019