Mosquito Control

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Delaware Valley Bracing For Upsurge In Mosquito Population

Weather experts say June was the wettest month on record for the Philadelphia region, and that could translate into a bad mosquito season later on this summer.


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West Nile Virus Makes Its Earliest-Ever Seasonal Appearance In Pennsylvania

It’s the earliest detection of the virus in Pennsylvania since the state began monitoring in 2000.


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Montco Officials Urge Residents To Begin Fighting West Nile Mosquitos Now

The West Nile season usually starts around April 1st, but thanks to a milder winter and recent wet weather, county officials are recommending that residents start taking precautions now.


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Philadelphia Health Dept. To Spray In Fairmount Park Against West Nile Virus

The treatment, to kill mosquitos that may carry West Nile virus, will be concentrated in the area bordering Strawberry Mansion, including the area around Smith Playground.