The threat is real. Check out this video by the American Mosquito Control Association…
Mosquito-borne diseases can be hard to detect and difficult to treat, often presenting as other more common illnesses like the flu. The links below outline mosquito-borne illnesses commonly transmitted by the mosquitoes, as well as the signs and symptoms you should look out for.
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis
- Japanese encephalitis
- La Crosse encephalitis
- St. Louis encephalitis
- West Nile virus
- Western equine encephalitis
- Dengue Fever
- Rift Valley Fever
- Yellow Fever
- Heartworm (We can’t forget our four-legged friends!)
PREVENTION & PROTECTION
A few simple steps can drastically reduce your risk of contracting a mosquito-borne disease by reducing the mosquito population around your home and avoiding being bitten. Remember to DRAIN, DRESS & DEFEND!
ADD PROFESSIONAL MOSQUITO CONTROL
While nothing can eliminate the threat entirely, when performed properly by trained professionals, back yard mosquito treatments can help to reduce the danger and risk posed by disease-carrying mosquitoes.
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