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Arrow Exterminators Encourages Taking Precautions to Protect against Mosquito Infestations
ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida and Georgia have confirmed cases of chikunguyna fever, a mosquito-borne illness that has migrated to the U.S. from the Caribbean and according to the CDC, a total of 80 cases have been reported nationwide as of June 17th. Experts are concerned that conditions could be ideal for significant outbreak of this disease in the coming months as two of the species of mosquitoes that are known to transmit the disease have huge populations across the Southeast.
Symptoms of chikunguyna include fever, joint pain, muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue and rash. In addition to this latest health concern, mosquitoes are also known to transmit West Nile Virus and Encephalitis. These potentially dangerous pests are at their peak numbers in the summer months and Arrow Exterminators, a local pest and termite control company, is reaching out to educate the public about what they can do to control mosquito infestations and protect their families.
Arrow Exterminators recommends the following simple, proactive measures:
About Arrow Exterminators
Family owned since 1964, Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is the sixth largest pest and termite control company in the United States, ranked by revenue. Arrow boasts a modern fleet of more than 1200 vehicles, 80 service centers and revenues exceeding $135 million. With QualityPro Certification by the National Pest Management Association, the company offers innovative and environmentally responsible services, to protect the homes and businesses of our customers in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Visit www.arrowexterminators.com for more information.
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