With the threat of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, it’s important for people to take the necessary precautions to prevent mosquito bites when spending time outdoors in the coming months.
West Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014
Warmer weather is finally here and Philadelphia tri-state area residents are no doubt spending more time outdoors at Delaware and New Jersey beaches and Pennsylvania lakes and rivers. However, with increased outdoor activity, the public is at risk of becoming a meal for the deadliest animal in the world – the mosquito. As such, Green Pest Solutions and Green Lawn Fertilizing, a pest and lawn care management company servicing the Philadelphia tri-state area, is urging the public to take preventative measures to protect themselves and their families from lethal mosquito-borne disease like: West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever, Chikungunya and Malaria.
“Mosquitoes are emerging early across the country due to recent rainfall and an increase in temperatures,” said Tim Clowney, Service Manager at Green Pest Solutions. “With the threat of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, it’s important for people to take the necessary precautions to prevent mosquito bites when spending time outdoors in the coming months.”
The Pennsylvania West Nile Virus Control Program does an incredible job displaying state-wide West Nile Virus statistics to help PA residents stay informed about positive West Nile Virus occurrences and how to stay protected with state-wide events. According to the PA West Nile Virus Control Program southeastern PA has been hit especially hard with West Nile Virus this year. Of all mosquito samples collected, Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware counties rank in the top six PA counties for largest collections. Delaware county ranks second for the most samples tested, and ranks first with 29 positive West Nile Virus incidences in the entire state. Also on that list, Chester and Philadelphia counties ranking in the top six counties in the state with positive West Nile Virus incidences.
Green Pest Solutions and Green Lawn Fertilizing offer numerous industry related tips on how to stay protected through some of their blogs. Consumers can read more by clicking on some of the links below for more information regarding mosquito control, prevention and the West Nile Virus:
- 6 Easy Ways to Annoy Mosquitoes
- How to Tell the Difference between Spider Bites and Mosquito Bites
- Why Some People Are More Attractive to Mosquitoes
- How to prevent mosquito lawn infestations
- How is mosquito control lawn care
Green Lawn Fertilizing and Green Pest Solutions is an independent lawn and pest control company that was founded in 2004. Under the leadership of Matt Jesson, President and Owner of Green Lawn Fertilizing and Green Pest Solutions, they are dedicated to becoming an industry leading company in the lawn and pest industry. The company is currently ranked 9th in the country by Landscape Management Magazine, June 2013. In 2012 and 2013, the company received the Inc. 5000 recognition for being recognized as one of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the US. Both companies are A-rated and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. They perform lawn fertilizing and integrated pest management services for residential and commercial clients. They are active members of PLANET, National Landscape Association, and NPMA National Pest Management Association.