ABC News Reports On Pinellas County Mosquito Control Efforts

Author: Mosquito Squad of St. Petersburg-Clearwater

The zika virus continues to be a topic of conversation in Florida. While most of the focus is on Miami-Dade County; there is growing concern across the state as new cases of zika virus are being discovered regularly.

Zika Cases Reported By County

County Number of Cases
Alachua 6
Bay 3
Brevard 12
Broward** 89
Charlotte 1
Citrus 2
Clay 3
Collier 4
Duval 7
Escambia 2
Hernando 4
Highlands 1
Hillsborough 14
Lake 3
Lee 8
Leon 2
Manatee 2
Marion 2
Martin 2
Miami-Dade** 143
Monroe 1
Okaloosa 2
Okeechobee 1
Orange 53
Osceola 18
Palm Beach** 29
Pasco 6
Pinellas 9
Polk 16
Santa Rosa 1
Sarasota 1
Seminole 17
St. Johns 3
St. Lucie 5
Volusia 7
Total cases not involving pregnant women 479
Cases involving pregnant women regardless of symptoms 63
* Counties of pregnant women are not disclosed.
- Does not include cases of local transmission.
Source: Florida Department of Health

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Mosquito Squad Technicians Are Trained To Help

The reality of the situation is that the county only has so many workers that are available to spray at any given time. The CDC and WHO recommend making EPA approved repellents part of your protection plan.

Mosquito Squad uses EPA approved repellents that are proven effective against the full range of mosquito breeds; including the aedes aegypti which is the breed that carries illnesses like the zika virus.

Our technicians will assess your property to identify areas of concern. Our quotes are always free. Give us a call today and together we will create a plan to make your property a mosquito no-fly-zone!