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31 May

Controlling Biting Mosquitoes

Our government agencies in Nassau County & Suffolk County are busy monitoring thousands of street basins, sumps, ponds and hundreds of miles of fresh water streams.

Nassau and Suffolk Counties monitor mosquitoes for signs of viruses: West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Now, they will be monitoring a new  mosquito borne disease – the Zika virus!

Controlling Biting Mosquitoes

Suburban Exterminating offers another option for mosquito protection. Regular treatments  in your backyard every 3-4 weeks is ideal. Or treat your yard 24-48 hours before your big backyard party. Our mosquito treatments are green – you can use your yard shortly after we have completed the treatment.  Call today (631) 864-6900 or (516) 864-6900.

FYI Here’s how Nassau & Suffolk County Mosquito Prevention and Control works:

1. Preventing mosquitoes from breeding. In Suffolk County, helicopters treat salt marshes when needed. In Nassau County, both helicopters and boats attempt to treat breeding spots.

2. Killing the adult mosquitoes. Spraying occurs by neighborhood.  Neighborhoods are notified via telephone of any upcoming treatments. Usually, neighborhood spraying doesn’t start until July.

The Suffolk County Vector Control Department can be reached at (631) 852-4270 during regular office hours.  Read more information about the Suffolk County Department of Public Works, Division of Vector Control 2016 here

Nassau County Department of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for mosquito control.  they can be reached at 516-571-6900 or MosquitoControl@nassaucountyny.gov.

 

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