A new advisory released by the Connecticut Department of Public Health reveals that twelve Connecticut towns have identified mosquitos carrying the West Nile virus so far this summer. The weather conditions in our state this summer has been ideal for mosquitos, so what can you do to manage the number of mosquitos around your home?
The easiest way to minimize the number of biting mosquitos near your home is to eliminate standing water where mosquitoes can lay eggs. Mosquitoes need at least seven to ten days in water to fully develop. Some of the most common places mosquitos lay eggs in homes are…
Be sure to practice good sanitation around your home. Properly dispose of trash, which can hold rainwater. If you have a pool, make sure the filtering system is well maintained. Rotten tree holes or stumps can be filled with sand. Try to water your lawn as minimally as possible to avoid puddling where mosquitos can lay eggs.
The Hartford Injury Lawyers at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers hope you enjoy the great outdoors safely this summer. For additional ways to manage mosquitos, check out the State of Connecticut’s Mosquito Management Program.