How To Stop Mosquitoes And Ticks From Ruining Outdoor Fun

Jason Cameron and Local Yard Experts Share Easy DIY Steps to Take to Enjoy Unofficial Start of Summer

May 21, 2015, 14:09 ET from Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  

WHO:

Mosquito and tick experts from Mosquito Squad and licensed contractor, TV host and yard expert Jason Cameron.



WHAT:

Learn tips from mosquito and tick experts on how to make the most of the unofficial start to summer this three-day weekend.  Jason and experts demonstrate DIY tips to take out mosquitoes and ticks in outdoor spaces.  With news of top cities for mosquitoes and ticks revealed, now is the time to show how to prevent them from outdoor spaces.



WHEN:

Now – Memorial Day



WHERE:

Outside of the station or local yard



WHY:

Mosquitoes and ticks are already out in full force and don't discriminate.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (cdc.gov/ncezid/dvbd/), the Chikungunya virus and West Nile from mosquitoes and Lyme disease and Powassan virus from infected ticks (cdc.gov/ticks/) can have uncomfortable, lasting, and oftentimes painful effects. 



INTERVIEW and DEMO OPPORTUNITY:



Local mosquito and tick experts are available to demonstrate what to look for and do in yards and outdoor spaces to help eliminate mosquitoes and ticks, including:



Take a tick walk 



Check out hot spots ticks and mosquitoes like 



Plant foliage "ticks" don't like 



Work with neighbors to eliminate mosquito hot spots 



How to check your pet 



Learn if you're tick sick and seven simple tips to help prevent mosquitoes

 

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