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Read official pest press releases from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) below.
January 27, 2021
According to the CDC, human cases of tickborne Lyme disease are more common in the U.S. than previously thought. In the wake of this alarming uptick, the NPMA is reminding the public about the health threats posed by ticks and the precautions people should be taking when outdoors.
December 10, 2020
With the holiday season in full swing, make sure to take proper precautions to protect your home from pantry pests that can quickly ruin sweet, seasonal treats.
December 2, 2020
In the wake of online holiday shopping deals, many Americans can expect a flood of packages at their doorstep throughout the weeks ahead. What many don’t expect, however, is that those packages could be harboring pests, giving them direct access to your home.
November 16, 2020
In order to help keep the season merry and bright, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is urging homeowners to remember to check those trees, wreaths and garlands before bringing them into the home.
October 19, 2020
Rodents are one of the most prevalent and dangerous public health pests in the country. During Rodent Awareness Week, October 18-24, 2020, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is educating the public on how to protect against the dangers rodents pose through their newest project, Rodents Revealed.
September 24, 2020
According to NPMA's bi-annual Bug Barometer® forecast, the warm and wet summer experienced across most of the nation coupled with predictions of bitter cold and snow this winter will force pests indoors in droves.
August 18, 2020
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its bi-annual Vector Sectors™ list of the top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest risk for increased pest pressure from vector pests, including ticks and mosquitoes, for the remainder of summer and into fall.
July 29, 2020
Although the Asian giant hornet may not pose a significant threat to most Americans, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is reminding the public about the serious health threats that native stinging insects pose to the entire country.
July 16, 2020
With more Americans expected to hit local trails and parks amid the COVID-19 pandemic than years past, experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are cautioning trailblazers to keep alert for ticks.
June 23, 2020
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its latest project to show how ants live and work in large complex colonies, often right in our own backyards.
June 8, 2020
Experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are reminding travelers to stay alert for hitchhiking pests during Bed Bug Awareness Week, this June 7-13.
June 2, 2020
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is warning the public about increased mosquito and tick activity across the country and the associated health threats.