Mosquito Control News: Governor Scott Recommends Counties Reach Out To Commercial Mosquito Companies For Help With Zika Protection

Author: Mosquito Squad of St. Petersburg-Clearwater

Governor Rick Scott is suggesting that local mosquito control organizations reach out to commercial mosquito control companies to ensure that Florida has adequate response to the current zika conditions.

“Following today’s news, I directed the Department of Health to immediately begin contracting with commercial pest control companies to increase spraying and mosquito abatement efforts in the impacted area.”

-Governor Rick Scott

The Governor also shares a list of directives for the Department of Health that include funding and education. You can read more about those directives at

Watch CBS News Zika Report With Governor Rick Scott

CBS news reports on the zika virus and Florida Governor Rick Scott’s reaction.

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