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Tick & Mosquito Facts

Tick & Mosquito Facts

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering about mosquitoes and why you need to avoid them (other than the annoying, itchy bumps), then you’ve come to the right place. We have all of the mosquito facts and information about ticks that you could possibly need.

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering about mosquitoes and why you need to avoid them (other than the annoying, itchy bumps), then you’ve come to the right place. We have all of the mosquito facts and information about ticks that you could possibly need.

The best way to avoid mosquito-borne diseases is not to get bitten. It helps to know as much as you can about mosquitoes and mosquito control so you can protect yourself.

The T’s of Mosquito Control


Mosquitoes are not only annoying – they’re dangerous. One of the best things you can do to control mosquitoes in your yard is to reduce the amount of standing water around your home.
Click here to learn more about the 7 T’s of Mosquito Control

Types of Mosquitoes


Did you know that there are over 50 types of mosquitoes in Missouri? There are two that are the most prevalent, and they both carry disease.
Learn more about Missouri’s mosquitoes

Mosquito-Borne Diseases


Mosquitoes don’t just leave itchy, red bites behind. They can also spread harmful diseases. According to the CDC, the best way to avoid mosquito-borne illnesses is to prevent mosquito bites.
Read more about mosquito-borne diseases

Allergy Information


Some reactions to mosquito bites are more severe than an red splotch. Signs of allergic reactions to mosquitoes include swelling, hives, blisters on the skin, and very red skin.
Learn how to treat bites after an allergic reaction.

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