Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem can be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone.
South Florida is under attack from mosquitoes but Miami-Dade County is about to fire the next shot in the war against these pesky critters.
The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.
The next time you’re going to be outside, whether it’s here or while on a trip, here’s another good reason to make sure you apply bug spray. State officials say the number of Florida travelers who contracted the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus since the beginning of the year has risen to 81.
Residents of Southwest Ranches who are getting tired of swatting at ‘skeeters are about to get some relief. The county’s Mosquito Control Section plans to spray spray for mosquitoes on Thursday, weather permitting, from 4 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.
The mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.
The rainy season has started in South Florida and the threat for mosquitoes is growing.
A fourth case of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya fever has been confirmed in Florida. It has been documented in 40 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.
Blood samples are being collected from 300 people on Florida’s Treasure Coast by public health workers after 18 cases of mosquito-borne illness were confirmed.