FAQ: Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
October 1, 2019
Here's everything you need to know about Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and how to stay safe from mosquitoes.
June 28, 2019
As temperatures warm up, many pests such as ants, mosquitos, termites, spiders, mice and rats reemerge in full force, making pest control crucial to protect your family and property from the dangers associated with pests.
The House Fly: More Than Just a Household Annoyance
June 4, 2019
Although house flies are a familiar disturbance, they are also a major carrier of communicable diseases. Learn how to prevent them from entering the home.
How To Safely And Easily Remove A Tick
June 4, 2019
Found a tick on your skin? Follow this step-by-step guide to safely and successfully remove a tick.
New Invasive Tick Becomes Established in the United States
December 20, 2018
The longhorned tick has made its home in the United States. Learn more about this first known invasive tick to become established in the the country in fifty years.
Typhus in the United States
October 16, 2018
In October 2018, there was a major outbreak of typhus in Los Angeles, CA. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of this dangerous illness.
The 411 on Hantavirus
May 1, 2018
Hantavirus is back in the news. Read about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of this virus carried by several types of rodents.
Rat Lungworm is a Thing
July 11, 2017
Rat lungworm infection actually is a real thing. If you think the name sounds odd, that is nothing compared to how this infection gets around and what it does.
Talk About Insects Making Your Skin Crawl
May 10, 2017
I first thought that “Insects make my skin crawl!” was just an expression. I mean, please say it isn’t really so, right? Well, I am sorry to say that in some cases it is actually true!
The “Triple Threat” of Mosquitoes
July 11, 2016
Mosquitoes pose a triple threat to our health in the form of dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika virus. Learn more about these mosquito-borne diseases.
Zika Virus: What You Need to Know
January 27, 2016
You may have seen the recent news headlines about Zika virus, a rare mosquito-borne disease that has made its way to the United States. Here's what you need to know.
Mouse Meningitis: What You Need to Know
December 18, 2015
There’s another rodent-borne viral infectious disease people should be aware of as we enter the winter season — Lymphocytic choriomeningitis, or LCM.