How to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes When Traveling

How to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes When Traveling

Overseas travel can be exciting and can expose you to wonderful experiences, cultures and languages, but it can also put you at risk of contracting serious health problems that can ruin your holiday or worse.  Mosquito species found in many locations around the world...

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Your Guide to Off-Season Mosquito Protection

Your Guide to Off-Season Mosquito Protection

While the summer days may be fading away as fall takes over, until you have seen the first frost and the temperatures stay consistently below 45F, you may still be seeing and hearing mosquitoes buzzing around. August and September are generally the months where we...

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What you need to know about West Nile Virus

What you need to know about West Nile Virus

Since it was first detected in New York in 1999, the US has seen endemic proportions of the West Nile Virus.  In 2013 alone there were over 2,000 cases with 114 deaths caused by the virus.  Experts suggest mild winters and rainy springs followed by hot temperatures...

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End of Summer Yard Cleaning

Every day, we inch closer to the inevitable – fall! Fall is the glorious time of year where the weather can hover just around the perfect zone, people are looking forward to the next few months of friends, family, and food, and the summer chores are finally coming to...

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4 Benefits of Using Natural Mosquito Repellent

4 Benefits of Using Natural Mosquito Repellent

4 Benefits of Using Natural Mosquito Repellent, brought to you by D.C. Mosquito Squad. Content on this website is for informational purposes only. We intend for our content to be educational, but we advise all content be used at the reader’s own...

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History of Malaria in the USA

History of Malaria in the USA

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when every state in America except Alaska was malaria endemic. There is a long history of malaria in the USA dating back to the 15th Century when it first appeared in the country until today where it still affects local...

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Malaria No More

Malaria No More

Malaria is essentially non-existent in the USA, Europe, and Australia, but in Africa and South America, thousands of people die every year from this debilitating disease. For nearly a decade, Malaria No More has dedicated itself to eradicating malaria from Africa, and...

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