The Marine Larviciding Component is used in the coastal areas of the county. It is comprised of two marine operative inspectors who inspect or survey the coastal islands and mangrove fringes of the larvicide zones that cannot be accessed by trucks or helicopters. When larval mosquitoes are found, the marine inspectors coordinate with an aerial inspector to treat the area by helicopter.
Consumer Reports finds some repellents are not as effective as others. http://www.consumerreports.org/insect-repellent/some-mosquito-repellents-are-not-effective-study/?EXTKEY=NH72S00H&utm_source=acxiom&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170227_nsltr_healthalertfeb2017Read More »