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MOSQUITOS-Safe use of repellants

Remember these important points to use repellents safely: Applying the Product Read and follow the label directions to ensure proper use; be sure you understand how much to apply. Apply repellents only to exposed skin and/or clothing. Do not use under clothing. Do not apply near... more
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How do mosquito repellents work?

A mosquito repellent doesn't actually kill mosquitoes. Repellents work by making people less attractive to mosquitoes, so they're less likely to bite you. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says mosquito repellents that contain DEET or picaridin are safe for adults and children over... more
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Use Insect Repellent

Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents External with one of the active ingredients below. When used as directed, EPA-registered insect repellents are proven safe and effective, even for pregnant and breastfeeding women. DEET Picaridin (known as KBR 3023 and... more
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Summer Mosquito Tips

Mosquitoes are quite a nuisance and seem to be everywhere you turn this time of year.  Luckily, there are ways that you can enjoy a mosquito free summer! Get rid of standing water. It’s a breeding ground for mosquitoes and you will want to dump pots, toys and garden equipment after a... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Mosquito Repellent Candles

Just follow along below to get the instructions to make your own Mosquito Repellent Candles. Supplies for making mosquito repellent candles: Pint mason jars Floating candles Lemons Limes Basil Lemongrass essential oil Instructions:  Slice one lemon and one lime (this will be... more
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Hamilton To Spray Tonight Between 6:30 PM & 2 AM

Hamilton to spray for mosquitoes on Thursday Hamilton-Wenham — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that a horse was found positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Essex. As a precautionary measure to reduce the risk of EEE, targeted truck spraying in... more
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Tips To Keep Mosquitoes Out of the Party

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, this weekend will be full of cookouts, parties, fireworks and other outdoor celebrations. Don't let uninvited guests like mosquitoes crash your party and bother your guests! Here are some quick tips to help you ward off mosquitoes. Try putting a... more
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Who Doesn't Love Smores By A Campfire, But Could The Chocolate Smell Keep Mosquitoes Away?

Ward Off Mosquitoes With Chocolate fragrance? By Lauren Cox Published May 29, 2012 MyHealthNewsDaily http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/05/29/ward-off-mosquitoes-with-chocolate-fragrance/#ixzz1wrKvls8l You can slather on the DEET and light citronella candles this summer, but you still divulge your... more
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