Rodent Abatement in Skokie

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The Village of Skokie has an aggressive rat control program that includes inspections for rats, treatment of burrows, and ensuring that preventive measures are in place.  Residents are encouraged to report rat sightings to the Health Department at 847/933-8484, or by using a new online reporting form.  Rats live in areas where there is food, water and shelter.  Rat activity can be controlled and prevented by bagging garbage securely in containers, picking up fallen birdseed, cleaning up after dogs and maintaining property.  To learn more please review Preventing Rats in Skokie.

In order for Health Department staff to treat for rats, property owners must complete the Rodent Abatement/Release of Liability form.  After you fill out this form, please email it to Environmental Health Officer Lillian LaSanta at lillian.lasanta@skokie.org. If you have questions, please call 847/933-8484.

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