Tag: public health


USF study finds link between WNV, light pollution

August 14, 2019 By
A recent study from the University of South Florida found that light pollution — the kind found in parking lots, for example — could be a factor in the transmission of West Nile virus (WNV). The study conducted by Meredith... Read more»
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Tips in time for the busy season

June 15, 2019 By
Now that temperatures outside are warming up, customers eager to spend more time in their backyards are keeping pest management professionals (PMPs) busy. From about April through October, PMPs have an important job to do: protect the public from the... Read more»
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Terminix names Baldwin to new director role

June 14, 2019 By
Dan Baldwin was named to Terminix Commercial's newly-created role of director, technical, training and regulatory services. Read more»
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Ask these questions to sell mosquito services

June 13, 2019 By
Sometimes a list of technical jargon is a turn-off, even if you’re right. Instead, courteous and simple questions are the key. Read more»
Aedes aegypti. mosquito PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/FRANK600

Combat mosquitoes with multiple techniques

June 11, 2019 By
It's important to use a variety of techniques when combatting mosquitoes – in every life stage — at your client's property. Read more»

New tick-borne virus discovered in China

June 7, 2019 By
A new virus has been discovered in China that can be transmitted by the tiny arthropods, ticks. Read more»
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10 tips for mosquito prevention

June 4, 2019 By
Here are 10 timely prevention tips to make it tougher for mosquitoes to establish at your customer's properties this season. Read more»

Use residual products to keep mosquitoes away

May 30, 2019 By
Until your next mosquito service, be sure to look for products with a long residual and wash-off resistance to help keep these pests away until next time. Read more»

Control mosquitoes to help ensure public health

May 19, 2019 By
PMPs must assist the public by helping provide sustainable mosquito control as well as education. Read more»
Encephalitis mosquito (Culex tarsalis) PHOTO: JOSEPH BURGER, BUGWOOD.ORG

Mosquito-borne disease risks

May 18, 2019 By
You may be an expert at finding and eliminating breeding sources that attract mosquitoes, but when customers have questions about mosquito-borne diseases and viruses, refer them to a reputable resource. Read more»