Category for Mosquitoes

CDC is Almost Out of Money to Fight the Zika Virus


The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is almost out of money to combat the growing problem and fight the Zika Virus, says their Director. What an alarming announcement! As more and more Americans are

West Nile Virus Reminds Us Why We Mosquito Spray In East Tennessee


The Knox County Health Department set 18 traps back in early May. Once they collected the traps, they sent them to Nashville to be tested. One of those traps came back positive for West

Knox Co Confirms More Zika Virus Infections


This month health officials have confirmed a fourth outbreak of the Zika Virus in Knox County, Tennessee. Making the total number across our great state, Tennessee to 24. Symptoms can be hard to detect, but better

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Zika Virus: Is it something I need to Really be concerned with?


Zika Virus is all the buzz (literally!) this summer, and now we’ve had confirmed cases here in East Tennessee.The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed Tuesday afternoon the first case of Zika virus in the state. TDH,

Don’t Let Mosquitoes Stop You From Enjoying Your Yard

Mosquitoes can be one of the most annoying and dangerous insects that are found in Knoxville, TN. They can transfer many harmful diseases to us and our animal friends. These diseases include West Nile

Martha Stewart’s Natural Repellent and Treatments for Bug Bites


Today we ask that you check out these great ideas for natural repellents and treatments for bug bites!  Martha gives tips and tricks on how to use everything from essential oils to tobacco! So


Mosquitoes:  The Latest Buzz is Bad RIVERSIDE, CA — For thousands of years, civilizations have dreaded the high-pitched whine and irritating welts of mosquitoes — and the deadly infections they carry. Now UC Riverside researchers have

Bug Invaders Arriving This Fall: Are You Ready?

Bugs Arriving This Fall: In a matter of weeks, we’ll be relieved from swatting away mosquitoes during backyard barbecues. But that only means a new pest threat is ready to rear its head — pest

Experts urge residents to protect against mosquitoes

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —Experts are hoping residents take extra precaution against the many mosquitoes that have recently cropped up in the area. Noting that plenty of these unwelcome guests are expected to join residents as they