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URI expert: Be ‘tick smart’ amid ‘exploding’ prevalence

AS SEEN ON SOUTH COAST TODAY By Jack Perry / Providence Journal Posted May 20, 2018 at 5:14 PMUpdated May 20, 2018 at 5:19 PM The question surfaces around every spring. Will this be a bad year for ticks? “When you live where ticks do, every year is a bad year,” says Thomas D. Mather, director of University of Rhode Island’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease and its TickEncounter Resource Center.

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Tick Control|0 Comments

Expert Warns of ‘Tick Explosion’ This Summer

AS SEEN ON FOX 25 BOSTON MILTON, Mass. - Now that summer is just around the corner, experts are warning ticks will be coming back in full force. One tick expert told Boston 25 News the warmer weather will cause what he called a "tick explosion." The tiny, pesky and possibly harmful arachnids are about to spring into action,

By |April 28th, 2018|Categories: Tick Control|0 Comments

Mosquito Facts

You probably know by now that mosquitoes are annoying, and that they could potentially pass on an unwanted virus to you, but did you know these other facts listed below? Test yourself and see how many you already knew!1. Wearing dark clothing will make you an easier target.Those beady eyes can only see so much, and wearing easily identifiable colors

By |April 26th, 2018|Categories: Mosquito Control|0 Comments

Lyme Disease Awareness- Ella’s Story

Please read this inspriring article about Ella, a little girl diagnosed with chronic lyme disease at age 7 and share with loved ones to raise awareness on prevention and treatment of lyme disease. Every effort must be made to protect and reduce the population of ticks with control programs such as our Mosquito Control Spray, as well as proper tick checks after spending

By |April 16th, 2018|Categories: Lyme Disease, Tick Control|0 Comments

What To Know About Lyme Disease

The most common disease carried by the deer tick in New England is Lyme disease. Winter weather is usually freezing and snowy for a long enough period of time to keep deer ticks from showing up. This year we can expect to see Lyme disease showing up in late spring and throughout the summer and fall months. Ticks are typically

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: Lyme Disease, Tick Control|0 Comments

Mosquitoes fly in the rain? YES! Find out how!

Do mosquitoes fly in the rain? Yes! Read along to find out how! Mosquitoes fly in the rain! They  become “one with the rain”, surviving falling raindrops with their tiny mass and  strong exoskeleton. During a typical rain storm, mosquitoes are hit with a raindrop once every 20 seconds. According to The Smithsonian Magazine online a raindrop weighs 50 times

By |March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Mosquito Control, Mosquito Facts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments