Tag Archives: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Our Local Ticks and Saugus Tick Control

Few creatures inspire dread like a tick. Seeing one on yourself or your dog is likely to give you a strong case of the heebie-jeebies. Removing them is requires a steady hand and firm resolve. We would rather simply not … Continue reading

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Yankee Homecoming Parade and Newburyport Mosquito Control

Since 1958, the Yankee Homecoming has been a highlight of summer here in Newburyport! This year marks the U.S. Coast Guard’s 225th year. For eight days, from July 26th – August 2nd, concerts, fireworks, and the parade honor our town … Continue reading

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Getting to know the two most prevalent mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts, West Nile Virus and Eastern equine encephalitis

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore discusses the two most dominant mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts, West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Continue reading

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2012 was the worst season on record for West Nile Virus in the North Shore area, will 2013 be a repeat performance?

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore discusses the upcoming West Nile Virus season and the predictions for the North Shore area. Continue reading

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Since May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, take the time to educate yourself on keeping yourself and your family healthy and happy this season

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore urges residents to get informed about ticks and Lyme Disease. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and our goal is to educate, protect and prevent residents from Lyme Disease this season. Continue reading

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Mosquitoes all over Massachusetts are testing positive for West Nile; now is the time to take preventative measures in order to prevent infection

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore discusses the risks of human infections of West Nile Virus being a probability since we are seeing a large number of mosquitoes in the area testing positive for WNV. Continue reading

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Tick testing in Massachusetts for Lyme Disease, Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore tells you how to properly remove a tick and positively identify the tick and test it for the presence of a tick-borne illness or disease. When it comes to ticks an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Continue reading

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