RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Mosquito Squad, America’s leading brand dedicated exclusively to controlling annoying outdoor pests like mosquitoes and ticks, is launching its mosquito control season with 37 new locations and the help ofJason Cameron, TV host and yard expert.
“The Squad” specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces and has been continually recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America. In 2015, new service areas opened in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana,Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin expanding the company’s reach to more than 160 locations in 32 states and the District of Columbia.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), vector-borne diseases are among the most complex of all infectious diseases to prevent and control. Not only is it difficult to predict the habits of mosquitoes and ticks, but most vector-borne viruses or bacteria infect animals as well as humans. West Nile virus (WNV) Chikungunya virus and the emerging Bourbon virus sicken thousands annually. Tick-borne Lyme disease causes more than 300,000 estimated human illnesses annually along with other rickettsial diseases, such as Powassan virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis, are responsible for more than 4,000 U.S. cases each year, including some that result in death.
To underscore the importance of mosquito and tick control and outdoor living, The Squad has partnered with licensed contractor, TV host and yard specialist Jason Cameron. A veteran of yard makeovers for more than a decade, Cameron will help teach homeowners DIY steps they can take to eliminate mosquitoes and ticks in their own yards.
About Mosquito Squad
Founded in 2005, Mosquito Squad has grown to more than 160 franchise locations nationwide. “The Squad” specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces, allowing Americans to enjoy their yards, outdoor living spaces, special events and green spaces. For more information, visit www.MosquitoSquad.com and www.OutdoorLivingBrands.com.