Fall is in the Air…

…But mosquitoes haven’t gotten the memo.

The leaves are changing, football season has begun, pumpkin spice has taken over most menus, but the cool fall air has yet to grace us with its presence. Since we are experiencing higher than normal temperatures for this time of year, mosquitoes are still in full swing.

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According to the USDA, more than 5,300 cases of Zika virus have been reported in the United States since 2015 and this is still a health threat to consider. As long as temperatures remain higher than 60 degrees, chances are these pesky pests will still be trying to crash your tailgates and barbecues.

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We recommend that you take steps to protect yourself by wearing mosquito repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and emptying containers with standing water near your house and yard. American Pest Control’s mosquito reduction management service continues through October to keep you protected until mosquitoes finally take a hint and hit the road!

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Sources:
https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2017/09/26/summer-mosquito-woes-dont-end-labor-day
http://www.ampest.com/residential/mosquito.aspx

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