Tag: public health

Web Exclusive: How to safely and properly remove a tick

March 14, 2018 By
There are many old wives tales and folklore surrounding the correct way to remove a tick that has embedded itself into your (or another animal’s) skin. Living in the south, the at-home techniques I’ve heard over the years range from... Read more»
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How the PMP Growth Summit can help your business

December 5, 2017 By
Find out if you qualify. Read more»
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NPMA: Pride and Professionalism Video

November 29, 2017 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has released Pride and Professionalism 2017, a professionally produced video created to help companies communicate the value of the pest management industry. The video highlights the role pest management plays in protecting public health... Read more»
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PMPs: Teach the value of rodent service

November 29, 2017 By
A survey found that 37 percent of homeowners have seen a rodent in their home during the past year. Read more»
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Ticks: Teach customers about risks to pets

November 20, 2017 By
Prevention is the best prescription. Read more»
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Catchmaster: Ovi-Catch AGO Mosquito Trap

November 14, 2017 By
The Ovi-Catch is a low-cost, easy-to-use, mosquito surveillance tool proven effective by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company says. The low-maintenance trap does not require electricity or pesticides. It’s designed to capture gravid female mosquitoes... Read more»
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Rats and disease

November 8, 2017 By
Rats invade millions of homes — and are capable of transmitting deadly disease. During a suspected rat infestation inspection, pest management professionals (PMPs) will find them living in attics, basements and warehouses. Rats often raid kitchens, crawl around electrical wires... Read more»
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Sprague to host food safety conferences

August 16, 2017 By
To help food processing professionals improve food safety and navigate the maze of ever-evolving regulatory requirements, all the while maintaining effective pest management programs, Sprague Pest Solutions is hosting a pair of education conferences. Sprague’s Innovation in Pest Management Conference... Read more»
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UCR, UC Davis to launch vector center

August 14, 2017 By
With an $8 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers from the University of California’s Riverside and Davis campuses will launch the Pacific Southwest Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases later this month. The... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: What is your best tip for managing ticks?

July 26, 2017 By
As will be seen in our August issue’s Question of the Month (p. 14), PMP contributors Stuart Aust, Dr. Doug Mampe and Mark Sheperdigian shared tick tips. But so did several of our other contributors – and we’d love to... Read more»
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