As you prepare for your summer vacations, outdoor activities and camping trips, you may want to take into account the cities with the highest mosquito problems.
Mosquitoes are not only a nuisance, but they are also dangerous because they both carry and transmit diseases.
June, July and August are prime months for mosquitoes in most areas of the U.S. but in southern parts of the country, the season can extend from April to October.
The Zika Virus is making its way through Latin America and the Caribbean. “The World Health Organization estimates there could be up to 4 million cases of Zika in the Americas in the next year, according to a recent report.
Take precaution – most mosquitoes need hot and humid conditions to proliferate, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t encountered in dry environments as well.
Orkin Pest Control has locations all over the country. With the help of their 2015 Top Mosquito Cities report, I have compiled a list of the worst cities for mosquitoes. The rankings are based on the number of customers who bought mosquito control services from Orkin.