Mosquitoes

Alert Issued for Mosquito-borne Illness in Duval County

mosquito-borne illness

The Florida Department of Health has just issued a mosquito-borne illness alert for Duval County after a West Nile virus case was confirmed. This is the second recently confirmed human case of the virus in our area—the first was in neighboring Nassau County. Both counties currently remain under a mosquito-borne illness advisory, which began earlier…

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CDC: Mosquito and Tick Bite Disease Cases Rise

mosquito and tick disease

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a press release on the latest findings on illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites. These illnesses have tripled during the years between 2004 and 2016, with more than 640,000 cases reported. In that same timeframe, nine new germs that are spread by…

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It’s Mosquito Season in Orlando

Mosquito Season in Orlando

 Kids on spring break and vacationing families aren’t the only ones we see more of in Orlando this time of year—mosquitoes are making their spring comeback, too. Now that the weather is warming up, you’re probably already seeing the mosquito population rising at your home. Here’s what you need to know about Orlando mosquito control…

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Get Your Orlando Yard Ready For Spring!

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Nurseries and home improvement stores across Orlando are stocking up on plants and gardening supplies as homeowners’ thoughts turn to spring. If you’re planning to freshen up your landscape, make sure you can relax and enjoy the results of your hard work by letting Turner Pest Control keep your yard looking good and pest-free. We…

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Here Come The Springtime Pests!

springtime pests

The weather is just about perfect for getting back to everything we love about the outdoors, except for one thing: those pesky insects! Florida pests are out and about, looking for food, water, shelter, and places to breed. At best, insects are annoying; at worst, they can be destructive to your property or even pose…

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Mosquitoes On The Rise As Warm Winter Ends

April’s warmer temperatures and rain always bring an increase in mosquitoes, but this year, the problem is predicted to be much worse. With this past winter being the sixth-warmest on record, our area offers mosquitoes a perfect breeding ground. What can you do to protect yourself, your family, and your pets? Monthly mosquito control is…

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Bookmark Our New Zika Tracking Map

To help our customers stay informed on the status of Zika virus cases in our state, we’ve developed an outbreak tracking map. Every week, we’ll update the data to make sure you have the latest information on this threat. The tracking map is part of the Turner team’s ongoing commitment to our customers’ safety and…

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Mosquito Problem? Why Aerial Spraying Isn’t Enough.

Hurricane Matthew, the Zika virus, and our humid climate — all of these factors have set up a perfect storm for heightened concern about the current mosquito invasion. Municipal and city governments are doing their part with aerial mosquito spraying that broadcasts insecticides over areas with the highest mosquito populations. That’s good news, but aerial…

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Prime Time For Mosquitoes Is Here

mosquito control

With mosquito-borne diseases such as the Zika virus on the rise, these pests are no longer just an annoying nuisance. Now that temperatures in Florida are reaching into the 90s, it’s time to take extra precautions to control mosquitoes around your home. Don’t be attractive to mosquitoes To help protect yourself and your family from…

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What to Know About The Zika Virus

mosquito-borne illness

Concern about the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus is increasing around the world. With warmer temperatures just a few weeks away here in Florida, it’s a good time to learn more about this threat and review the measures you can take to avoid mosquito bites. What is the Zika virus? The virus is a…

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