Posts tagged with: West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes are known carriers of several viruses, transmitting disease and parasites to people and animals that come in contact with them via painful bites. While some of these diseases don’t pose serious health risks, others can be deadly (over one million...
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If you’re traveling somewhere for Spring Break be prepared for mosquitoes. Northwest Exterminating cautions travelers about mosquito-borne diseases Many people are looking forward to escaping the winter chill by jet setting to a warmer destination during Spring Break, but they...
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Need tips on how to keep mosquitoes away? Remove standing water from your yard.  These areas serve as breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Keep screens on windows and doors to keep them out of your home. Use an insect repellant.  DEET...
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It’s a bird!  It’s a plane!  It’s a…MOSQUITO?!?! Yes, that is right mosquito season is here!  And although we all enjoyed the mild winter, we may not be able to say the same this summer.  Mild winters usually mean an...
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Take Back Your Yard!Don’t let mosquitoes suck the fun out of your Summer! HABITS Breed in stagnant water such as ponds, marshes, drainage ditches, etc. Can be found in almost every type of landscape on Earth except deserts and the...
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They don’t call him Man’s Best Friend for no reason.  Dogs, and cats (we can’t forget our beloved cats) are truly part of the family.  We treat them and take care of them just as we would any other member...
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With our commitment to healthier living and working environments, we at Northwest understand the importance of good pest management for personal health. Living in a hygienic environment and minimizing exposure to unwanted pests can literally save lives. For instance, the...
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West Nile Virus has made its way back into the news for 2012.  After a few years of laying low, health officials have warned that the virus is once again on the rise. Reports state that four times the usual...
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Watch out pests, it’s National Pest Control Awareness Month and the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) Commissioner Gary W. Black is reminding Georgia residents to protect your homes and businesses from pests.  Read the GDA’s recent press release for more...
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Disclaimer:  The following are general guidelines to follow and do not constitute medical advice Ticks like to “hang out” in low lying shrubs, bushes or plants waiting for animals to come by to supply them with the blood meal that...
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