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Precautions to help prevent mosquito bites? | Bug Tip Tuesday

There are a number of precautions that people can take to protect their home and family from mosquitoes. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recommends the following tips:   Eliminate or reduce mosquito-breeding sites around the home. This includes birdbaths,... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Natural Mosquito Repellents

Here are some do-it-yourself mosquito repellents that you can make at home. Lemon Eucalyptus Oil Used since the 1940s, lemon eucalyptus oil is one of the more well-known natural repellents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved eucalyptus oil as an effective ingredient... more
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Early West Nile Virus Found

On June 2nd, a mosquito in York County tested positive for the West Nile virus, and officials say a positive test this early in the season has only happened once before. The positive test was the first in the Susquehanna Valley this year. By the end of the summer, a majority of Pennsylvania... more
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