RACINE, Wis., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- June 25 marked the start of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (NMCAW). The mosquito experts from the SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science for Family Health – one of the world's largest private, urban entomology research centers – offer this mosquito infographic to help raise awareness about mosquito bite prevention.
The 21st anniversary of NMCAW comes at a critical time when mosquito-borne diseases are a concern for governments and healthcare organizations around the world.
For decades, SC Johnson has led many educational campaigns to increase awareness of best practices to help protect families from insect-borne diseases such as Zika, dengue, yellow fever, West Nile and Chikungunya. SC Johnson is also known for its philanthropic actions such as donating tens of millions of trusted company products such as OFF!®, Raid®, Baygon® and Autan® around the world to help those who cannot afford personal and spatial repellents or insecticides.
Educational materials and resources are available in 13 languages to help families protect themselves against mosquitoes, particularly those that may carry diseases like West Nile virus, Zika virus and dengue fever. Please go to www.scjohnson.com/mosquitoes for more information.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 131-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
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