The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will begin spraying for mosquitoes in several areas Wednesday morning, in an effort to keep the West Nile virus from spreading.
First there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes.
The city is scheduled to drop nonchemical larvicide by helicopter to marsh and nonresidential areas of Staten Island, the Bronx and Queens, Miller reported.
Warm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.
If you’re planning to go to Heckscher State Park on Long Island, you are advised to put on your bug spray.
Experts warned this weekend that the hot weather in recent weeks could mean a greater insect problem this year in Connecticut.
The pesticide trucks will be spraying between 8:30 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday in Bayside, Douglaston, Glen Oaks, Little Neck and Oakland Gardens.
The first cases of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus were reported in New York City this week, and officials have been reminding people to take precautions.
The West Nile virus has hit New York City for the first time this year, according to the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
With so many kinds of repellants out there, it can be tough to know which is the right kind for you and your family. A study found details on which bug spray is best to stop the bite, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reports.
If you have been enjoying some time outside this summer, you probably have noticed the mosquitoes are out in force. There are countless repellants out there on the market, and many question whether they actually work.
New Jersey is under attack – not by annoying but harmless cicadas, but by a truly nasty creature that will buzzes and bites with fury.
Between Superstorm Sandy and a very rainy June, it is shaping up to be an epic season for mosquitoes. But will that mean a lot more of the potentially deadly West Nile virus?
It may be time to brace for an uptick in blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes this season, and some experts on Long Island have blamed the expected surge on Superstorm Sandy.
They’ve been spotted in Tenafly, Wayne, Colonia, Fanwood, Mendham, and Montclair.