New Insect Shield® Repellent Blankets Ward off Pesky & Dangerous Summer Bugs

Insect Shield blankets offer invisible, odorless protection from a variety of insects that can carry Lyme disease, West Nile virus, malaria and other insect-borne diseases.

Greensboro, NC & Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014

Spring is here which means the bugs are on their way... It is time to get ready for the annual battle against Spring/Summer insects. According to the CDC, Lyme disease has become an epidemic - and not just in the Northeast. More than 300,000 cases of Lyme are estimated annually in the U.S. West Nile virus is also on the rise. It is time for families to take bug protection seriously in preparation for summer outdoor pursuits. Luckily, there are some convenient, effective and innovative options available such as Insect Shield Repellent Apparel and Gear.

The new Insect Shield Outdoor and Mini blankets offer built-in, odorless and effective insect protection. The blankets can be used by the entire family, they are washable and no special care is required. The Outdoor blanket dimensions are a generous 56 x 74 inches and weigh a mere 18 ounces. (Outdoor Blanket MSRP: $29.95) The Mini blanket dimensions are 28 x 36 and weigh 6.4 ounces. (Mini Blanket MSRP: $15.95) Ideal uses for the new Insect Shield blankets are range from family camping adventures to picnics in the park, a day at the beach or simply to wear when relaxing on a buggy deck in your own backyard.

Where to Buy

The Outdoor and Mini blankets are sold via Insect Shield's web site and through numerous national retailers.

About Insect Shield Technology: Insect Shield® Repellent Apparel and Insect Shield® Repellent Gear are revolutionary products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield apparel and gear is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the US Army and US Marine Corps.

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