Tag Archives: DEET

Take the bite out of bugs! Insect repellent: What you need to know.

Bugs are a nuisance, but bug bites can be a big pain! The red bumps are bad enough, but the itchiness keeps me from sleeping, because all I want to do is scratch all night long! Aside from these obvious discomforts, mosquitoes can also carry serious diseases such … Continue reading

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West Nile Virus is still active: Be Bite Free even in Sept.

As summer progresses, mosquito-borne infections become more common. Typically we don’t get West Nile virus (WNV) positive mosquitoes in Halton until late July or August, but this year mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus much earlier than past … Continue reading

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