Archive for August, 2012

Bed Bugs

August 31, 2012By 0 Comments
Bed Bugs

Written By Bob Kunst

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Mosquito Prevention

August 30, 2012By 0 Comments
Mosquito Prevention

Avoid places and times when mosquitoes bite. Evenings and mornings have the most mosquito activity. Wear shoes, socks, long pants, and a long-sleeved shirt when outdoors for long periods of time, or when mosquitoes are most active. Clothing should be light colored and made of tightly woven materials to keep mosquitoes away from the skin. [...]

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Sentricon: Proven Protection — Environmental Responsibility

August 29, 2012By 0 Comments
Sentricon: Proven Protection — Environmental Responsibility

Written By Bob Kunst

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“Be Ready Before and After Hurricanes”

August 28, 2012By 0 Comments
“Be Ready Before and After Hurricanes”

Poster – “Be Ready Before and After Hurricanes”  [PDF - 300 KB] Written By Bob Kunst

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Fischer Environmental warns that stinging insects pose serious threats as temperatures cool

August 27, 2012By 0 Comments
Fischer Environmental warns that stinging insects pose serious threats as temperatures cool

Fischer Environmental warns that stinging insects pose serious threats as temperatures cool As the crisp weather arrives and the summer season comes to an end, don’t assume that stinging insects will soon disappear. Fischer Environmental, a pest management company warns that stinging insects tend to be more aggressive during the early fall as they gather [...]

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Louisiana reports influx of over 50 new West Nile cases in past week

August 26, 2012By 0 Comments
Louisiana reports influx of over 50 new West Nile cases in past week

Louisiana reports influx of over 50 new West Nile cases in past week While much of the national media attention has been on the center of the West Nile outbreak in Texas, for good reason, Louisiana has also been seeing large increases in the mosquito-borne virus from week to week. The Louisiana Department of Health [...]

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Mississippi Reports 17 More WNV Cases

August 22, 2012By 0 Comments
Mississippi Reports 17 More WNV Cases

ClarionLedger.com: Mississippi Reports 17 More WNV Cases The Mississippi Department of Health is reporting 17 new cases of West Nile virus. The reported cases are in Forrest (1), Hinds (2), Jones (1), Lamar (1), Lincoln (1), Lowndes (1), Marion (1), Rankin (5), Sunflower (2), and Washington (1) counties with one additional unknown county. So far [...]

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Protecting Yourself from Mosquitoes

August 21, 2012By 0 Comments
Protecting Yourself from Mosquitoes

Protecting Yourself from Mosquitoes Avoid places and times when mosquitoes bite. Evenings and mornings have the most mosquito activity. Wear shoes, socks, long pants, and a long-sleeved shirt when outdoors for long periods of time, or when mosquitoes are most active. Clothing should be light colored and made of tightly woven materials to keep mosquitoes [...]

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A Closer Look at Bed Bugs

August 20, 2012By 0 Comments
A Closer Look at Bed Bugs

The common bed bug (Cimex lectularius Linnaeus 1758) is an ectoparisite insect (a parasite which lives on the outside of the body of the host) of the family Cimicidae. Bed bugs feed only on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded hosts. Although they have a cryptic behavior and can conceal themselves in tight cracks [...]

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West Nile virus (WNV) Neuroinvasive Disease Incidence reported by state, 2012 (as of August 14, 2012)

August 17, 2012By 0 Comments
West Nile virus (WNV) Neuroinvasive Disease Incidence reported by state,  2012 (as of August 14, 2012)

Written By Bob Kunst

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