Zika Virus Outbreak

August 9, 2016 - Four new cases of locally aquired Zika infections have been confirmed in South Florida.


What is Zika Virus

The Zika Virus is spread through mosquito bites. It is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. These are the same mosquitoes that spread dengue and chikungunya viruses.

What can I do to minimize mosquito activity?

The Florida Department of Health recommends draining all standing water regularly. Even an amount the size of a bottle cap is sufficient for early stages of the mosquitoes life cycle to develop. Use screens to cover doors and windows and when going outside use use mosquito repellent with DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.

Services we offer

A Professional treatment can be applied to all areas conducive to mosquito development and activity. This includes the use of adulticide/insecticides for adult mosquitoes, insect growth regulators which interfere with the early stages of development, larvacides applied to breeding sites and further treatment protocols.

Florida on High Alert

There have now been 447 documented cases of Zika virus in Florida, 57 of those involving pregnant woman. The counties of Zika infected pregnant women is not being shared. Aside from that, 5 cases have been reported in Volusia county. None so far in Flagler county. In total 21 cases have been identified by the Florida Health Department as as being non-travel related.

Mosquitoes are present in Florida year-around. This means more interactions with Mosquitoes in our state. The CDC’s Emergency Operations Center is activated at Level 1, the highest level, to respond to the Zika outbreak, and CDC is working with public health partners and with state health departments.

Call Today for information on mosquito control services

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